Hermes Gris Perle Twill Silk 90 cm Jeu de Cartes Scarf
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No longer just a scarf, countless creative ideas of showing off these art pieces have been shared over the years, e.g. framed and hung as home decor, several ways of converting it into various fashionable tops and skirts, neckties, belts.
Since 1937, the silk scarves of French fashion house, Hermès, has become an iconic fashion accessory that is recognized all over the world. Hermès scarves and shawls have been collected and adorned by celebrities and royals throughout history, from Audrey Hepburn to Grace Kelly and even Queen Elizabeth II.
Renowned artists are commissioned each year to create elaborate artworks with bright, vibrant color combinations. An individual scarf typically integrates 20 to 30 different hues, each printed from a unique silkscreen process that can take hundreds of hours to complete. Each one is painstakingly screen-printed, with each color allowed to dry before the next is applied. These art pieces have proved to be timeless collectable pieces of history.
Adolphe Jean-Marie Mouron, known as Cassandre, was one of the greatest graphic designers of the twentieth century. Born in 1901 to French parents in Kharkiv, Ukraine, he moved to France in 1915 to study art. He was soon exercising his talent in numerous fields: posters, typography, theatre sets and costumes, painting. He designed two scarves for Hermès: Perspective, in 1951, a geometric composition open to the infinity of the sky, and Littérature, the following year, an alphabet to which only he holds the secret. In 1948, he also designed a deck of cards which bear the distinctive strokes of this virtuoso. In homage to this great artist, and to the theme of 2018, the house has made the deck into a scarf.
Color: Gris Perle / Fuchsia / Noir
Material: 100% Silk
Production Year: 2017 Fall / Winter
Designed by: Cassandre
Country of Origin: France
Hermes Ref.: H003169S 06
Condition: Brand New with Tag in Box. Store Fresh. Will be shipped in original Hermes boutique packaging.
Comes With: Tag, Orange Box.
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Return: We do not accept return or exchange on this item.
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