Crysedé Silk Scarf
Crysedé Silk Scarf
Crysedé Silk Scarf
Crysedé Silk Scarf

Crysedé Silk Scarf
1920's

Scarves retailed at eight shillings and six pence to fifteen shillings and eight pence. For similar scarf in different colourway see Penlee House Museum, Penzance. PEZPH : 2004.13 and a handkerchief PEZPH : 1992.1379 Harold Harvey's painting Titbits from 1929 shows Gertrude Harvey on the right wearing a similar scarf. Another of Harvey's paintings shows Zena Symmons with a Crysede Scarf.

Description

designed by Alec Walker of unknown named design, the dark blue silk crepe ground hand block printed with light and mid blue designs, the ends of double thickness embridered together, 4ft 6 in x 10 1/2 in or 1.37  x 27 cm

Condition

One small hole to one edge and on the same side but at the other end a little group of small holes. Photos available.

Comments

See: Berriman, Hazel Crysede Art Deco Textiles p 128.

Penlee Museum, Penzance has a similar design but in red, coral, ivory on a dark brown ground. PEZPH 2004.13

For similar scarf in red, coral, ivory on a dark brown ground see Penlee House Museum. Penzance PEZPH : 2004.13 and a handkerchief PEZPH : 1992.1379.  Harold Harvey's painting Titbits from 1929 shows Gertrude Harvey on the right wearing a similar scarf. Another of Harvey's paintings shows Zena Symmons with a Crysede Scarf.

Price: £600 | $790 | €680

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