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Designed by:
Kermit Oliver, American, born 1943  Search this
Manufactured by:
Hermès International S.A., French, founded 1837  Search this
Medium:
silk (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W: 35 7/16 × 35 7/16 in. (90 × 90 cm)
Type:
scarves (costume accessories)
Place made:
Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France, Europe
Place depicted:
Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1986
Description:
This is a black, brown, and yellow Hermès scarf designed by Kermit Oliver depicting the local flora and fauna of Texas. In the middle of the scarf is a large turkey surrounded in a circle by cactus leaves with animals interspersed. In each corner is a small circle, like a stylized nest, with different animals seen in their natural habits. Along the bottom of the central circle is a small banner with text that reads "FAUNE ET FLORE DU TEXAS/ TEXAS WILDLIFE." The scarf background is black with a light gray border.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Art  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Hermès Soie et Textiles
Object number:
2016.106.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hermès 2016
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd526d4b66c-d0ea-4acf-9a32-38a2fd648edc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.106.3