Woman's scarf: "Defense passive"

French
about 1939


Place of Manufacture: France

Dimensions

Length x width: 75.6 x 76.8 cm (29 3/4 x 30 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2413

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Citizens with flashlights in blacked-out city; black and white on turquoise 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