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Woman's scarf: "Careless talk costs lives"

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Slogans and images related to discretion during wartime.

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

English, about 1942

  • Designed by Fougasse, English, 1867–1965
  • Possibly manufactured by Jacqmar, English (founded 1932)
Place of Manufacture

England

Dimensions

Length x width: 35.6 x 35.6 cm (14 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2402

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles