Woman's scarf: SEAC

British
early 1940s
Jacqmar (English, founded in 1932)


Dimensions

Height x width: 33 x 32 1/2 in. (83.8 x 82.6 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2335

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light blue scarf with white border. By “JACQMAR” printed in black on the white border. Navy blue bird with wings spread and red tongue holds a sword & shield in each of its talons. One shield is white with a red cross and the other is red with “XIV” printed on top. Word “SEAC” above the bird’s head.

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