For the knitter, a pattern for matching scarf, gloves, turban, and a gas-mask container.
From Women's Fair, two smart pattern styles to match your ensemble. Circa 1939.
Love this style from Ideal Home, 1941. Do I see a new handbag in Gene's future?
Thankfully, gas was never used against civilians in World War ll. For more on this fascinating subject, visit the following websites: Find My Past and Primary Homework Help.
The second and third photos are courtesy Vintage Chic.