Woman's scarf: Senior Service

British
1944
Jacqmar (English, founded in 1932)


Dimensions

Height x width: 30 1/2 x 34 1/2 in. (77.5 x 87.6 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2350

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Scarf has white outer border with gold cursive lettering. Middle border is navy and inner section is light blue with white clouds and a large flag of the British navy flapping on a flagpole. By “JACQMAR” printed in lower right corner.

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