Woman's scarf: There'll always be an England

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 23 1/4 x 22 in. (59.1 x 55.9 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2337

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White square scarf with a three-banded banner: red stripe, blue stripe, and “THERE WILL ALWAYS BE AN ENGLAND” written in cursive between the red and blue stripes. Four British flags in the center form a central square where the same slogan is repeated. Flags from other countries (Greece, USA, Germany, etc.) surround the British flags.

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