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Woman's scarf: "Switch off the light, darling"

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Slogans: "Is that journey necessary?," "Keep it under your hat," and "Switch off the light, darling;" black script on pink ground.

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 1943

Place of Manufacture

England

Dimensions

Length x width: 93.3 x 85.1 cm (36 3/4 x 33 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2414

Medium or Technique

Silk, rayon blend, plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles