|Pierre Cardin Vintage Pink Silk Scarf|
|A beautiful 100% silk scarf by the French designer Pierre Cardin from the 1960s. The scarf is in shades of raspberry and red with different patterns within squares. It has a hand rolled and stitched hem, and his signature in one corner, along with the words New York Paris.|
The scarf is in lovely condition, although there is a tiny stain in one square, which I have shown in the last photograph.
Bought recently in Paris at Porte de Vanves, this is a very striking vintage silk scarf by the designer Pierre Cardin.
Size: 31 inches x 29 inches
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Pierre Cardin (France, b. 1922)
Best known for creating ground breaking fashion designs from the 1950s onward.
Cardin was born in a village near Venice, Italy, and raised in central France. Always interested in fashion, he left home at age 17 to train with a Vichy tailor. After the end of World War II, Cardin moved to Paris and worked for a succession of couture houses, before taking a job with Christian Dior in 1946. Cardin went solo in 1950, and quickly won attention for his novel style.