Woman's scarf: Victory (United Nations)

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 26 1/2 in. (61 x 67.3 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2333

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light blue scarf with red border. Flags, crests, war-related slogans and military symbols on scarf in mostly red and royal blue. Word “VICTORY” repeated, corners have “RUSSIA,” “CHINA,” and “USA” written in block lettering.

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