1940s Light Blue Novelty Print State Flowers American Souvenir Scarf

  • £25.00
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Beautiful 1940s light blue scarf that is decorated with all 48 states and their state flowers, including the capital flower. It is a lovely light silk and a medium square size, which makes it perfect for wearing in your hair, around your neck or even popping out of the pocket in your blazer. But just wait till you hear the back story! This was bought for an English woman who was dating an American serviceman in the war. He would collect little scarves for her and send them over as love tokens! How sweet!

• 48 states and their state flowers are shown, and the capital flower - this places the scarf pre 1959, as early that year, Alaska and Hawaii were added as States. 
• White edge with light blue background
• Made from very light pure silk
• Made in Japan label to the side
• Hand rolled edged
• There is some spots of bleaching to the scarf, mainly to one edge, and there is a bit of pulling to one corner that looks to be front a previous price label. Shown in photos

43cm square 

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