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Scarf

Scarf

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coco Chanel, born 1883 - died 1971 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed silk chiffon

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Anthony Nutting, in memory of Anne, Lady Nutting

  • Museum number:

    T.135-1990

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Printed white silk chiffon square scarf with a semi-abstracted design of purple and white interlaced ribbons forming a wreath, pink flowers and curlicues, and with crossed C's inside the wreath.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1960 (made)

Artist/maker

Coco Chanel, born 1883 - died 1971 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed silk chiffon

Marks and inscriptions

'C C' [In monogram]
Chanel monogram in design

Object history note

Registered File number 1990/125. Worn by Anne Gunning.

Descriptive line

Printed white silk chiffon square scarf, designed by Chanel, France, ca. 1960

Materials

Silk (textile); Chiffon

Techniques

Printed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Wreath; Interlacing; Ribbons

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Accessories

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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