Silk Scarf - Ena Pitfield A silk scarf designed and made by Ena Pitfield RA (1917-2012)
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Silk Scarf - Ena Pitfield A silk scarf designed and made by Ena Pitfield RA (1917-2012)
Sold for £125 (US$ 202) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 1948 London Olympics silk scarf designed and made by Ena Pitfield RA (1917-2012)
Silk Scarf - Ena Pitfield
A silk scarf designed and made by Ena Pitfield RA (1917-2012), screen print on cream silk, bearing Olympic winners of the XlVth Olympiad London 1948, devised and produced by Arnold Lever from official records through the courtesy of the Olympic Games Organising committee and listing the names of the winners in all events, 840 x 910mm.

Footnotes

  • This item was designed by the artist Ena Pitfield to commemorate the 1948 Olympics. It shows all the names of the winners from 1st-4th place in every event.

    Ena Pitfield trained at the Hasting Art College and worked as a cartographer during World War II printing maps on silk for the RAF. Post War she worked a graphic designer for Liberty's and well as exhibiting paintings at the Royal Academy.
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