Off White Persian


100% Silk, 45″ Wide


This fine offwhite silk was primarily used as a lining and hem facinings on women’s gowns. Sometimes Persian was used for lining women’s bonnets or chip (straw) hats. In The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London in 1758, “Arthur Hambleton was indicted for stealing . . .  one white silk lining to a gown”. For hand sewing try fine white silk thread.

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