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Woman's scarf: Sweetheart Letters

Red scarf with blue border. Eight white lines radiate from center. At the end, each line has a white rectange with a yellow eagle on top and black text that starts "DEAR SWEETHEART..." and continues to a letter from a soldier to his girlfriend. Marked Fosca (?)


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

American, 1942


Height x width: 23 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. (59.7 x 62.2 cm)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts