Vintage Handkerchief Pretty Posy Pattern c1940s
This vintage handkerchief has a pretty floral pattern, arranged in a sequence of squares around a white centre.
The outer square features flower posies in shades of orange, yellow, white and brown. The inner square is a garland of flowers in the same colours. The design is completed with an inner green border with scalloped edges and an outer border of dark brown.
The fabric has a subtle sheen and feels like silk but is more likely to be rayon. Estimated date 1930s - 1940s.
- Just over 12.25 inches / 31cms square
Condition: Very Good
- The edges are neatly machine stitched, possibly a couple of wonky stitches on one edge
- No holes, thread pulls or marks
- Some light creases from storage
During the 1940s, Rayon was a popular alternative to silk, which was in short supply as a fashion fabric. Rayon could be made to look and feel like more expensive fabrics and lent itself to vibrant printed designs.
This item is also available to buy in my Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/MillyFiory
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