Category: floral

  • Daffodils & Hermes

    Daffodils & Hermes

      This scarf from Hermes is titled “Jonquilles” (Daffodils) and was a promotional piece for Piaget. It is dated 1999 and it was designed by Philippe Ledoux who created over 90 scarves for Hermes. Ledoux began working with Hermes in the late 1940’s so this piece may have been a reissue or was produced after…

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  • Ferns – Vintage Patterns by Vera & Liberty of London

    Ferns – Vintage Patterns by Vera & Liberty of London

    I seem to gravitate towards patterns with ferns. I love their graphic silhouette and their delicateness. And since moving to California I am surrounded by them: my studio window looks out onto a garden of lush ferns. This lovely pink pattern is a vintage Liberty of London scarf. It is not your customary Liberty pattern…

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  • Gucci Flora

    Gucci Flora

      The “Flora” print has become iconic for Gucci and in the history of textile design. Created by artist Vittorio Accornero in 1966, the scarf’s history is as fabled as Gucci’s past. The story is that Rodolfo Gucci commissioned Accornero to design an original scarf as a gift for Princess Grace after she visited the…

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  • Spring in Bloom

    Spring in Bloom

      Here is another vintage scarf from my collection without any label or signature. I bought it several years ago from a vintage dealer simply because I loved it so much. It’s a happy piece – bright, cheerful and with quirky colors. The layout is a bit unusual as well. Happy Spring!

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