Woman's scarf: Front page news about victory in Japan

American
1940s


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

Length x width: 42.5 x 42.5 cm (16 3/4 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2308

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Front pages of “Stars and Stripes” and “Mainichi” newspapers with stories about the Allied victory in Japan; black printing on white ground.

Provenance

By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, sold by Saunders to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of the Sharfs to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf