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

English
about 1943
Designed by Arnold Lever, For Jacqmar (English (founded 1932))


Place of Manufacture: England

Dimensions

94.7 x 87.5 cm (37 3/8 x 34 1/2 in)

Accession Number

2011.2414

Medium or Technique

Silk, rayon blend, plain weave

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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, 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