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Silk Hankie Pillow, Vintage Italian Botanical Print Boudoir Pillow, Handkerchief, Pocket Square

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Vintage Silk Handkerchief Boudoir Pillow, Italian Silk Crepe, Botanical Design in Vibrant Colors, Periwinkle, Goldenrod, Salmon, Navy

A gorgeous, silk hankie, printed sometime within the late 1920's or early 1930's, has found a new purpose as a small, delicate, feminine decorative pillow!

There's a brief period in silk hankie/pocket square history when artisans broke away from the traditional, white, cotton pocket squares to create beautiful, vibrant prints on delicate silk. These designs were screened only a few times before being retired. Designer names and signatures were not yet used making these very hard to trace back to an original source. This particular beauty still has the "Made in Italy" tag attached to its hem, which is hidden within the pillow seam. As the handkerchief is so old there are teeny tiny imperfections in the white silk background, which are only visible if you throughly inspect the fabric as (I did during many hours of cleaning and restoring.) This arrived within a batch of hankies purchased last year from an expert vintage linen specialist in England, Sandie at Rag Rescue.

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Hankie Details:
A lush, silk crepe hanky with a gentle texture.
The hankie measures approx 11.5" x 12.5" or 29cm x 32cm on its own.
The outside edges, which are fully enclosed in the pillow seam, have a hand rolled hem finish.
The colors displayed on your monitor/screen may vary slightly from the actual product. I've done my best to photograph in natural light for accuracy.

Pillow Details:
The hankie is reinforced with a vintage satin fabric to help retain shape and durability.
The back of the pillow is made from sumptuous silk dupioni in a vibrant yet soft, blue.
Finished Pillow measures approx 8.5" x 8.5" x 3.5" high. This is a SMALL pillow.
This is a fully stuffed pillow, not a pillow cover or case.
Please spot clean, if needed, with a gentle cleaning method.
The pillow is intended for decorational use only.

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If you have any questions, curiosities, or ideas to share, feel free to send me a message.
I LOVE custom orders!

Back to the shop:~~~~~> http://www.gypsythread.etsy.com
Vintage Silk Handkerchief Boudoir Pillow, Italian Silk Crepe, Botanical Design in Vibrant Colors, Periwinkle, Goldenrod, Salmon, Navy

A gorgeous, silk hankie, printed sometime within the late 1920's or early 1930's, has found a new purpose as a small, delicate, feminine decorative pillow!

There's a brief period in silk hankie/pocket square history when artisans broke away from the traditional, white, cotton pocket squares to create beautiful, vibrant prints on delicate silk. These designs were screened only a few times before being retired. Designer names and signatures were not yet used making these very hard to trace back to an original source. This particular beauty still has the "Made in Italy" tag attached to its hem, which is hidden within the pillow seam. As the handkerchief is so old there are teeny tiny imperfections in the white silk background, which are only visible if you throughly inspect the fabric as (I did during many hours of cleaning and restoring.) This arrived within a batch of hankies purchased last year from an expert vintage linen specialist in England, Sandie at Rag Rescue.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Hankie Details:
A lush, silk crepe hanky with a gentle texture.
The hankie measures approx 11.5" x 12.5" or 29cm x 32cm on its own.
The outside edges, which are fully enclosed in the pillow seam, have a hand rolled hem finish.
The colors displayed on your monitor/screen may vary slightly from the actual product. I've done my best to photograph in natural light for accuracy.

Pillow Details:
The hankie is reinforced with a vintage satin fabric to help retain shape and durability.
The back of the pillow is made from sumptuous silk dupioni in a vibrant yet soft, blue.
Finished Pillow measures approx 8.5" x 8.5" x 3.5" high. This is a SMALL pillow.
This is a fully stuffed pillow, not a pillow cover or case.
Please spot clean, if needed, with a gentle cleaning method.
The pillow is intended for decorational use only.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

If you have any questions, curiosities, or ideas to share, feel free to send me a message.
I LOVE custom orders!

Back to the shop:~~~~~> http://www.gypsythread.etsy.com

Reviews

0 out of 5 stars
(28)
Reviewed by smushybird
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 1, 2017
Very fast ship. I purchased the pink with the lace to pair with a brown clutch I have and it looks great. Pretty design and I like the clasp. Adds a touch of charm to my clutch and makes it look a little more spring-like. Thank you!
Wrist Strap, Wristlet Strap, Soft Pink and Ivory Crochet Lace, Removable, Interchangeable

Reviewed by pinkslinkygrl83
5 out of 5 stars
Jan 5, 2017
Very nice quality and very comfortable. Fast shipping and great customer service. Will order from shop again.
Fabric Wrist Strap, Wristlet Strap, Bright Pink, Removable, Interchangeable

Reviewed by Amy Bartlett
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 4, 2016
Custom Drawstring Jewelry Pouch, 14"

Reviewed by mcf4164
5 out of 5 stars
Sep 14, 2015
Love love love! It is the perfect size, weight, and color for me! The seller packaged every item with care, and even added extra goodies, thank you:)
Paisley Chiffon Scarf, Navy and Royal Colors, Seasonless, Easy Care

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Shipping policies

All items are shipped within 2 business days of your payment clearing, with the exception of custom orders*.

Delivery confirmation is included in the item price. You will receive an email confirming shipment within 24 hours of departure. If you wish to purchase insurance or expedited shipping for your package, please “convo” me through Etsy BEFORE completing your transaction so that shipping charges can be adjusted.

Your purchase will be shipped to the address provided. If you require shipment to another address, perhaps as a gift, please let me know in the “Message to Seller” section when placing your order.

FOR INTERNATIONAL ORDERS, the buyer is responsible for all customs fees, duties, and import charges that are levied at the time of delivery. Please contact your local Customs Office for more information. It is illegal for Gypsy Thread to mark items as gifts or lower the value. Please do not ask me to do so.


* - For custom orders, please view the comments section of the individual item for estimated shipment times. Generally, allow 2-3 weeks after receipt of payment before the item can be shipped.
All items are shipped within 2 business days of your payment clearing, with the exception of custom orders*.

Delivery confirmation is included in the item price. You will receive an email confirming shipment within 24 hours of departure. If you wish to purchase insurance or expedited shipping for your package, please “convo” me through Etsy BEFORE completing your transaction so that shipping charges can be adjusted.

Your purchase will be shipped to the address provided. If you require shipment to another address, perhaps as a gift, please let me know in the “Message to Seller” section when placing your order.

FOR INTERNATIONAL ORDERS, the buyer is responsible for all customs fees, duties, and import charges that are levied at the time of delivery. Please contact your local Customs Office for more information. It is illegal for Gypsy Thread to mark items as gifts or lower the value. Please do not ask me to do so.


* - For custom orders, please view the comments section of the individual item for estimated shipment times. Generally, allow 2-3 weeks after receipt of payment before the item can be shipped.

Additional policies

Everything is created in a smoke and cat free home.
I do have a small dog who does NOT shed (love that about him!). He does not have any direct contact with the fabrics I sew.
Perfumes and heavy scents bother me, so they will not be present on your items either.

• COLORS
Due to different monitor and computer color settings, the colors you see might not exactly match the actual colors of the items in my shop. I do make every attempt to photograph in natural light for clarity.

• CUSTOM ORDERS
I love custom orders! Simply let me know what you're looking for, and I will find a way to make it happen, either by my own hands or with the help of another trusted artisan. Collaborations between artists are wonderful.

• GIFTING
If you are sending an item as a gift, please indicate this in the “Message to Seller” area of your order. Details, such as the delivery address and message for the complimentary gift card, should be clearly stated. For more information on gift shipments please send me a note with your questions or curiosities.


I appreciate the opportunity to share my work with you!

Silk Hankie Pillow, Vintage Italian Botanical Print Boudoir Pillow, Handkerchief, Pocket Square

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: silk, silk dupioni, vintage silk, vintage satin, vintage hankie, vintage handkercheif, vintage hankies, polyester batting, polyester stuffing, silk crepe
  • Feedback: 28 reviews
  • Favorited by: 26 people
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