Silk ribbon of 1/2" (12 mm) width has many uses such as decorating a native American Indian rap skirt or accenting a chip (aka straw) hat. In The Pennsylvania Gazette of 1772 "Run away . . . an indented servant woman . . . had on, and took with her . . . a clean cap, with a black sattin ribbon, tied round her head, and brought under her chin" as cited in Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls.
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 20 October, 2019.