A lovely silk chiffon scarf made in France in the 1980s by the fashion house Balenciaga.
The scarf is geometric in design with squares in two tones of orange/rust and two lines of diamond shaped pattern in dark brown, orange, rust and cream.
The edges are hand rolled and sewn and the Balenciaga signature is in one of the corners.
There is one small stain in the corner to the right of the signature. It is approx. 1 1/2 inches across and 1/2 inch deep. It is shown as a slightly dark mark in the photos. In life it isn't noticeable.
Aside from that one small mark, the scarf is in very good condition. It's your chance to own a beautiful vintage accessory from one of the finest French fashion houses.
Size: 30 x 30 inches
Price: 48 euro
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Balenciaga is a French luxury fashion house founded by Cristobal Balenciaga, a Spanish designer, born in the Basque Country, Spain. Balenciaga opened his Paris couture house on Avenue George V in August 1937.
1950s Pure Silk Scarf - Brown / Rust
This square scarf is 100% pure silk. Made in the 1950's it is a mix of rusts, browns and cream and has a geometric/oriental style pattern, with plain brown edging.
The edging is hand rolled and hand sewn, and are still nice and plump. In excellent condition.
Size: approx. 32 x 32 inches
Price: 28 euro
Black Tasselled and Bead Embroidered Evening Scarf / Wrap - Vintage 1950s
A sleek and graceful black evening scarf in a fine, sheer diaphanous material with beaded embroidered top and bottom edges which have tassels too, and beaded hand embroidered swirls throughout.
I'm not entirely sure what the material is. Possibly Polyester.
This scarf is very long at 66 inches and can be used as a wrap, or wrapped around the neck with the ends hanging down the front. It is in beautiful condition and I doubt that it has been worn much, if at all! It measures 66 by 13 inches and the tassels add on an extra 7 inches both ends. Would make a lovely addition to any evening outfit.
Length: 66 inches x 13 inches with a further 7 inches at each end for the tassels
(167 cm x 33cm x 17 at each end for tassels)
Price: 24 euro
1950s Red Silk Liz Claiborne Scarf
This rich, deep red scarf is by the designer Liz Claiborne. Made in the 1950's in 100% pure silk with a beautiful paisley design it is square shaped with hand rolled edges, and in very good condition. The Liz Claiborne signature is at one corner, in gold.
There are a few very minor pulls, which are too tiny to photograph. You probably wouldn't notice them if I didn't tell you, but I am telling you anyway.
A wonderful addition to your vintage wardrobe.
Size: 18 inches
Price: 28 euro
Vintage Black with Red Polka Dots Scarf - 1960s
A long black scarf with bright lipstick red polka dots and outer edges.
This scarf is from the 1960's and is made of a crepe material. It is in pristine condition with no marks or pulls. A very striking vintage polka dot scarf that ties and drapes well.
Length: 60 x 20 inches
Price: 19 euro
Pierre Cardin Vintage Pink Silk Scarf
A beautiful 100% silk scarf by the French designer Pierre Cardin from the 1960's. 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.
Vintage La Redoute Red and Cream Scarf - Geometric Pattern
A fabulous La Redoute scarf from the 1980's in various shade of red on a beige background, in a geometric pattern.
There is a very luxurious, silky feel to this scarf although it is made of polyester. In perfect, as new condition.