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The origin and development of silk scarves

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The origin and development of silk scarves

According to relevant data, as early as 3000 BC, the Egyptians used cloth cloth, tassel skirts, ancient Greek cloth clothing and other traces of similar silk scarves.

Silk scarves were not initially used as decoration, but to keep out the cold as the main function. Around the Middle Ages, cloth scarves starting in northern France or ancient times are considered to be the ancestor of modern silk scarves.

Between the 16th and 17th centuries, silk scarves were mainly used as headscarves, often combined with hat ornaments. By the end of the 17th century, there appeared triangular scarves hand-embroidered with lace, gold and silver threads. European women wrapped them over their arms and around the neck, tying them under the neck or chest, fixed with flowers, both warm and decorative. In the heyday of the Bourbon dynasty in France, when Louis XIV took office, the triangular scarf was listed as an important accessory and normalized. The upper society began to decorate Chinese clothes with scarves, and many princes and nobles also decorated male style with scarves.

At the end of the 18th century, the triangular scarf gradually evolved into the growth scarf, which can be tied around the back of the chest, made of thin cotton or thin hemp. Later, with the French Revolution and the British Industrial Revolution, the industrial industry in the European continent developed slowly, and the scarves made by machines were widely produced. It was originally a luxury unique to the aristocracy, and began to play an important role in the wardrobe of ordinary women.

In the 20th century, women fully used the wisdom of using silk scarves, and it began to accompany women to the streets and into the workplace. The real formation of modern silk scarves was in the 1920s. The traditional use of long shawl and scarves. Long silk scarves began to be used, and the folding and knot techniques of scarves were gradually paid attention to. In the 1930s, the material of square scarf and long towel when popular is mostly silk or rayon, the design and color is very bold, and the brand with very strong design style is particularly popular. In the 1960s, scarves designed by famous designers and brands came on stage one after another, and scarves became locked as clothing brands The development of accessories. In the 1970s, hippie folk style of flower cloth headscarf, winter indispensable big scarf or long shawl, are very popular. In the 1990s, the retro trend returned to the fashion world.

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