Woman's scarf: The enemy has ears

American
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 27 3/4 x 29 in. (70.5 x 73.7 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2377

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Blue and red concentric squares with white swirling lines and “THE ENEMY HAS EARS” repeated in navy blue cursive.

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