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Description

Woman's rayon blouse printed with wartime slogans in shades of pink, purple, green, orange, blue and brown. Printed inscriptions include '-Go! -to! -it!' , 'SAVE for VICTORY', 'AIR RAID SHELTER' , '"we shall not flag or fail, we shall go on to the end" - Winston Churchill', 'if you must talk... talk Victory!', '-give us the TOOLS we will finish the job', 'careless talk costs lives', 'your courage your cheerfulness your resolution', 'LEND TO DEFEND THE RIGHT TO BE FREE', 'BILL STICKERS WILL BE PROSECUTED BY JACQMAR', 'THIS IS LONDON WALL BY JACQMAR COPYRIGHT'. Part of a blouse and hood set designed by Bianca Mosca, fabric entitled 'London Wall', designed by Jacqmar's in house textile designer Arnold Lever and manufactured by Jacqmar, London, British, c. 1942.

Museum reference

A.1994.1033 A

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Blouse

Production information

Mosca, Bianca, 1950 (d.), Designer
London, England, EUROPE
Lever, Arnold, 1905 - 1977, Fabric designer
Jacqmar, 1932 - 1963, Fabric manufacturer

Date

c. 1942

Materials

Rayon, Metal

Associations

Owner and mother of donor: Farquharson, Frances Strickland Lovell, Mrs, 1991 (d.)

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 1 »
Art, Design And Fashion, Fashion And Style

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