Rare Save Versailles Map Scarf, Special Edition 1953
This is a limited edition Versailles map scarf featuring Blondel La Rougery’s map of the Chateau de Versailles. It’s from 1953 and was made by the Friends of Versailles to help the ongoing Versailles restoration.
It’s in fine cotton lawn, possibly a cotton-silk mix (no composition label). The print is in fresh colours with lavish detail, complete with vignettes of costumed figures here and there. Machine stitched hems.
It measures 31½ inches / 80cm square.
In good vintage condition. There are a couple of pinholes and a faint mark near Le Roi Soleil.