100% Silk, 45" Wide
Brown silk as fine as this was used for neck handkerchiefs, linings and sometimes lining women's bonnets or chip (straw) hats. . Cited in Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls The Pennsylvania Packet, of 1778, "Ran Away . . . an indented girl . . . country born . . . had on and took with her, a brown silk bonnet".
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 23 August, 2019.