Scarves, Hardback
4 out of 5 (1 rating)


Indispensable accessories and sought-after collectors items, scarves were an important innovation of 20th-century fashion, and were at the height of their popularity in the 1940s and 1960s.

This is the definitive work on scarves in the 20th century, featuring artists designs, important textile designers and designer brands, as well as the wider role of scarves in social history and advertising.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304 pages, 257 illustrations, 254 in colour
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of fashion
  • ISBN: 9780500515648



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If you've ever been curious about the development of scarves over the 20th century this is one for you. I also found it inspirational with ideas and pattern design. I may use a few as launchpads for myself. Slightly unwieldy coffee table book, this is covered in cloth with one of the scarf patterns from the book.

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