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Woman's scarf: Fume libre (no belles couleurs flotteront sur la cathedrale de Strasbourg)

Le Clu

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Square scarf with blue border. White octagon with red border and the words “FUME LIBRE: NO BELLES COULEURS FLOTTERONT SUR LA CATHEDRALE DE STRASBOURG” written in red capital letters. Signed “LE CLU” in black (also in border of octagon). In the center of the octagon are crests, cross of Lorraine, shields, etc.


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)

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Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf