Dresser Scarf

Object Number: 
1984.108
Date: 
ca. 1886
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 46 x 22 in. ( 116.8 x 55.9 cm )
Marks: 
woven: above image: "LIBERTY ENLIGHTNING AMERICA"
Description: 
White woven linen dresser scarf with an image of the Statue of Liberty in front of the New York Harbor and the Manhattan skyline in blue; blue fleur-de-lys border and fringed ends; inscribed, "Liberty Enlightning America" above the image of the statue.
Gallery Label: 
Jacob Freund (died c. 1910), the donor's grandfather, was a linen merchant in New York. The scarf originally belonged to him and descended in the family to Mrs. Zolot.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Helen Zolot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group