Hermes scarves were first made in the year 1937. These scarves were made by purchasing raw silk from China, spinning the raw silk into yarn, and then weaving this yarn into a heavy duty fabric that was about twice as strong as most scarves manufactured during that time period. The vintage Hermes scarf is known for the individually screened prints, print patterns and designs, and wide array of over 200,000 different color choices. The hems of the scarves are stitched by hand and they feature a wide range of motifs, with one of the most popular motifs being a horse theme. Most scarves will measures 90 cm x 90 cm and are made from the silk of 250 cocoons of the mulberry moth.
Rare Vintage Hermes Scarves
A vintage Hermes scarf is a great collectible item because of the quality manufacturing process, and the extreme detail given to the patterns and motifs. There is also a lot of interesting history to be found in the Hermes scarf, which gives it a great collectible value. Hermes scarves have been worn in portraits by Queen Elizabeth and Princess Grace Kelly, and even used as a sling by Princess Grace when she once had a broken arm. Hermes scarves have also made token appearances in popular movies. These silk scarves also make great collectibles because they can be used as a framed wall hanging or even be made into unique and beautiful pillows.
Vintage Hermes Scarf Green
If you are interested in owning a vintage Hermes scarf, there is a wide selection available on the popular online auction site Ebay. These scarves tend to be a bit pricey, with prices ranging from around $148 to $499.95. When considering the high quality and craftsmanship that goes into these scarves, and the fact that they can also be used as framed art, it makes it easier to understand why the prices are this high. A vintage Hermes scarf is sure to feature bold, bright colors, and highly detailed designs featuring everything from parrots, to horses, to beautiful designs, and will make an attraction addition to your home decor or scarf collection.
Vintage Hermes Scarf Blue