1960s Schiaparelli Checkered Print Mini Scarf

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1960s Schiaparelli Checkered Print Mini Scarf. This soft silk mini scarf features a striking pattern of red and blue diagonal and stripe checkers in a plaid inspired design. The trademark "Schiaparelli" logo can be found on the bottom right corner in jumbo red letters. Hand rolled edges. There is a snag on the top most center of the scarf, as well as some brown marks on the bottom left. (See photos) Sold As-Is.

History of Schiaparelli:

Elsa Schiaparelli, (born Sept. 10, 1890, Rome, Italy—died Nov. 13, 1973, Paris, France), Italian-born fashion designer who established an important couture house in Paris. She was famous for her Surrealist fashions of the 1930s and for her witty accessories, such as a purse in the shape of a telephone.
Schiaparelli ran away from her upper-class family and worked in the United States briefly as a translator. Then in the late 1920s she settled in Paris, where she opened her couture house. By 1935 she was a leader in haute couture and was quickly expanding into jewelry, perfume, cosmetics, lingerie, and swimsuits. Her designs were noted for combining eccentricity with simplicity and a trim neatness with flamboyant colour. In 1947 Schiaparelli’s new colour, “shocking pink,” was the sensation of the fashion world. (Source britannica.com)


Measurements:

20in on all sides.