Brown Persian, WSV 108


100% Silk, 45″ Wide

Brown silk as fine as this was used for neck handkerchiefs, linings and sometimes lining women’s bonnets or chip (straw) hats. . Cited in Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls The Pennsylvania Packet, of 1778, “Ran Away . . .  an indented girl . . .  country born . . .  had on and took with her, a brown silk bonnet”.

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