Woman's scarf: Pax and V

Russian (?)
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 30 1/2 x 31 in. (77.5 x 78.7 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2348

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Black border with many overlapping flags from different countries. Medallions on top have portraits of leaders from allied countries. In the middle section is the word “PAX” written in gold-outline bubble lettering on top of a gray “V.” Underneath is text in Chinese and Russian.

For Chinese or Russian market (?)

Provenance

By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, sold by Saunders to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of the Sharfs to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf