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Woman's neck scarf: "Wait fer me Mary!!!"

Yellow triangle scarf with white fringes on two sides. Text and pictures in red -- "WAIT FER ME MARY," "THE YANKS ARE COMING," etc. Picture of soldier and his girlfriend in center.

Provenance

By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, purchased from Saunders by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

American, early 1940s

Dimensions

Height x width: 40 x 19 1/2 in. (101.6 x 49.5 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2342

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles