Vintage Hermes France Gorgeous Silk Scarf, Lettre De Napoleon A Murat, 32"x35" For Sale
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Stunning vintage Hermes large silk scarf, Lettre de Napoleon a Murat design!
Rare printed vintage Hermes silk scarf that is likely from the 1960s in excellent condition with the exception of two places, about one inch each, where the rolled hem has come loose, pictured. Hem is hand rolled and sewn tofinish onthe right side, tag saying Made in France is hand sewn onto an edge on the back side. Colorsinclude a soft off-white background in the center withblack silhouetted stick-figurehorses and riderscarrying pink letters, plus other figures. Title is in pink and black, other parts of the design are pink and black, and the entire wide edge is a soft gray with undertones of green and blue. Beautiful stark and understated design softened by the luster of the silk, which is a finely woven twill. Condition is excellent except for the bits of loose hemto be resewn. Measures about 32" x 35".
Vintage textiles help save the planet! Fabrics newly made from natural substances like plants and animals are renewable, biodegradable and kind to the Earth, but vintage fabrics are even kinder since they have the same natural beginnings and in addition require no new manufacturing process. They generally can be cleaned at home in your washing machine or by hand, are softer and usually contain more actual fiber than new fabrics, and many have never even been used so they are like new, only better. Besides they are often made by hand -- and absolutely beautiful! Congratulate yourself on making such a great choice for your home!
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