Bodleian Library Silk Chiffon Scarf
This artful silk chiffon scarf features a montage of Victorian and Edwardian girls’ books with enchanting period titles ("Queen of the Dormitory," "The Girl of One Hundred Dresses," and more), collated by the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
Book of Hours Silk Chiffon Scarf
The sumptuous imagery on this scarf is based on illustrations that are in books of hours. Medieval manuscripts were embellished with intricate borders and initial letters depicting flowers and leaves, vines and tendrils, buds and berries.
Canterbury Cathedral Silk Chiffon Scarf
The flower motifs on this beautiful scarf are taken from 14th-century medieval French Lady's Book of Hours, housed in the Canterbury Cathedral Library. The colors are bright and clear, but because the scarf is chiffon, have a certain transparency.
Medieval Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Based on a border from a page in a circa-1500 book of hours, the design includes primroses, violas, thistles, poppies, and chamomile, moths and insects, all with symbolic meanings that were well known to the medieval populace.
Renaissance Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Blossoms cover the central area of the scarf; on each end is a wide border of flowers, buds, leaves, and berries, in saturated shades of blue, pink, and green.