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Catalog Number 2014.029.002
Description Cashmere Scarf Worn by Bing Crosby, c. 1950s - 1977. Scarf is solid red with one and a quarter inch fringe on both ends. There is a manufacturer label on the back right hand corner of the scarf. It has a graphic of a sheep with "HILLTOP BRAND" printed above. To the bottom right of the sheep it says "REGD." On the right side of the label text reads "100% PURE / CASHMERE / MADE IN GT. BRITAIN." A cloth label is adhered at bottom center next to the manufacturer label. The label is white with blue ink text that reads "Bing Crosby."
Object Name Scarf, Neck
Collection 3D - Clothing
Title Cashmere Scarf Worn by Bing Crosby, c. 1950s - 1977
Date c. 1950s - 1977
Creator Hilltop Brand, London
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "HILLTOP BRAND" (printed above sheep graphic on manufacturer label); To the right reads "100% PURE / CASHMERE / MADE IN GT. BRITAIN" (printed to the right of the sheep); "REGD." (to the bottom right of sheep); "Bing Crosby" (printed in blue ink on label next to manufacturer label)
Provenance Owned and worn by Bing Crosby
Notes The scarf was made by a London based company, Hilltop Brand, which was founded in 1817.
[http://www.westaway.co.uk/hilltop.html 12/9/2015]
Dimensions H-48 W-8 D-0.125 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Clothes
Clothing
Costume Accessories
Costume and Fashion
Costumes
Crosby, Bing
Hillsborough
Scarf
Subjects Celebrities
Clothing & dress
Scarf
People Crosby, Bing