Lot 42: Hermès Vintage Green "Tutankhamun" Scarf
December 4, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Silk, vintage 1970s, made to coincide with the great Tutankhamun exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the square scarf printed with the famous gold mummy mask, images of the jackal god Anubis, scarabs, the eye of Horus, coras, a uraeus, hieroglyphics, ankhs, vultures, earrings, and other symbols of ancient Egypt, against a brilliant green ground, the pattern designed by Dimitri Rybaltchenko; marked "Hermès Paris ©" and signed "Rybal." 34.5" square. Light discoloration to the green, just above the central mask.