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Red "Spot'd" Silk Neck-Handkerchief


Price: $35.00
Item Number: HAN28
“Spotted” handkerchiefs appear frequently through out the 18th and on into the 19th c.  Originally made by “tie & dye” method in India, English dyers sought to duplicate the popular style which made for lively patterns at minimal cost.  Red silk, a popular choice is described frequently in shop advertisements, runaway ads and appears in genre paintings.  The pattern for our handkerchief is based on a number of contemporary paintings.  

 
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