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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1949

  • Work on this object ended.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2022

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Scarf (USA)

This is a Scarf. It is dated 1940–49 and we acquired it in 1992. Its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Ms. Donna Ghelerter. It is credited Gift of Donna Ghelerter.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 69 x 63.5 cm (27 3/16 in. x 25 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed on one side, "PATENTED U.S. PAT. OFF. BRITISH AMERICAN AMBULANCE CORPS PERMIT - 10% OF ALL FABRIC SALES DONATED." Woven label sewn on, "Saks Fifth Avenue."

Cite this object as

Scarf (USA); H x W: 69 x 63.5 cm (27 3/16 in. x 25 in.); Gift of Donna Ghelerter; 1992-173-1

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