MMA, Scrolling Floral Oblong Silk Scarf

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"Scrolling Floral" Oblong Silk Scarf. 

This Metropolitan Museum of Art's chic oblong scarf design echoes the ornate scrolling foliage pattern found on a piece of British blackwork embroidery in The Met collection. Made about 1590, the original textile features silk and gilded-metal-wrapped thread on the finest Flemish linen.

  • 100% silk satin
  • 72''L x 22''W

A form of embroidery using black silk thread, blackwork was popular in England for garments and textiles under Henry VIII and remained in vogue through the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.