Lot 116
A Silk Scarf, Tyger Tyger, Hermes
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Made in France, this scarf is a rare design, the concept for which came from a collection of botanical plates combined with the inspiration of artist Alice Shirley celebrating the 1794 literary work of William Blake. The scarf was produced in several colorways, this naturalistic edition is considered highly desirable. Retains care tag.

34 x 34 in.

"Tyger" is a highly symbolic poem based on Blake’s personal philosophy. The speaker in the poem is puzzled at the sight of a tiger in the night, and he asks it a series of questions about its fierce appearance and about the creator who made it.

Two faint marks otherwise no condition concerns.

$400 - 500