There is something unrivaled about the look and feel of a fine silk chiffon scarf. This fabulous vintage 1960’s Glentex well-weighted silk chiffon scarf is simply scrumptious. The scarf has a wonderful floral design of rich colors accented with a wide deep turquoise blue border.
Plump, hand rolled, hand stitched edges. Stitched on label reads, “Glentex – 100% SILK – MADE IN JAPAN”.
Measures 26 inches square.
The scarf is in excellent condition. There is no damage or wear.
A great retro accessory.
HISTORIQUE: Glentex was owned by Honey Fashions LTD, Glender Textile Co. and became a registered trademark in 1939. They specialized in ladies scarves and handkerchiefs. Glentex was very popular through the 1950’s and became even dearer when fashion icon Schiaparelli began to design for them, followed by Gloria Vanderbilt in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Their scarves were most commonly made in Japan.
In the world of vintage scarves the Glentex label continues to gain recognition and value.