1″ Violet Silk Ribbon
Silk ribbon of 1″ (2.4 cm) 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.
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