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Woman's scarf: Keep it dark

Blue gray scarf with navy blue border and the words "KEEP IT DARK" written over and over around the perimeter. In the center of the scarf is a circle of airplanes surrounded by many white rectangular pieces of paper that also read "KEEP IT DARK."


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)

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Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, early 1940s


Height x width: 20 x 20 in. (50.8 x 50.8 cm)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts