This is an elegant vintage late 1970’s scarf by designer Anne Klein. A wide border with bands of a batik inspired design frame a big field of stylized paisley. In hues of burgundy, pinkish sand and white. It is signed, “Anne Klein”, in cursive script on lower corner with her famous Lion logo.
The silk is of fine quality. Hand rolled edges are machine stitched.
The scarf measures 26 inches square.
It is in excellent condition.
A transformative accessory for day or night.
HISTORIQUE: Anne Klein was an American fashion and jewelry designer. She initially worked for Hattie Carnegie and is known for her beautiful high fashion designs and her use of fine materials.
Anne Klein studied fashion at the Traphagen School of Design in New York. In the early 1940s she and her husband founded a clothing company, Young Sophisticates”. Doing away with the little girl look completely transformed the clothing styles and choices of young American women. It revolutionized the junior market.
Her own business and label, Anne Klein, was established in 1968. The women’s line was known for its sophisticated design and was quickly established as a high fashion brand.