100% Silk, 45" Wide
Claret silk as fine as this was used for neck handkerchiefs, and linings. For example in Wives, Slaves and Servant Girls there is an ad from The Virginia Gazette of 1774 that includes "Run away . . . two convict servant women . . . [one of them] took with her . . . coloured handkerchiefs".
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 23 August, 2019.