100% Silk, 45" Wide
Blue silk as fine as this was used for neck handkerchiefs, and linings such as women's bonnets or chip (straw) hats. . For example in Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls there is an ad from The Pennsylvania Chronicle of 1770 that includes "Absconded from her master’s service . . . an English servant girl . . . Had on and took away with her . . . a black sattin bonnet lined with blue persian".
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 23 August, 2019.