Vintage square silk scarf
France, Lyon, 1930's
This scarf comes from the archive of a Lyon silk manufacturer so was never worn.
Some scarfs from this archive were designed for the exposition Internationale des arts et techniquesdans la vie moderne (international exposition dedicated to art and technologyin modern life) in 1937. Hermes created it's famous silk carre (silk square 90x 90cms) in 1937 at the same time as the universal exhibition in Paris.
Print reads: Les Provinces Francais. Universelle exposition 1937.