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

French
1941
Le Clu


Accession Number

2011.2338

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

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