The Printed Square: Vintage Handkerchief Patterns for Fashion and Design
|Rating||:||4.82 (822 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||256 Pages|
Nancy A. said The Unusual Suspects: Unique Handkerchief Prints. There have been a number of books on handkerchiefs published over time, and each had it's own charms. The Printed Square shows a collection that is distinctly different, and except for one hanky I had never seen any of these prints before. A delightful book.. Two Hanky Review Out Of Five Was expecting more information on collecting hankies. Very disappointed, a good reason why I miss bookstores. I may donate to the library.. Five Stars Okay
From the Back CoverA magnificent array of more than 200 vintage handkerchief designs—from bold geometrics to flamboyant florals—sure to delight and inspire those interested in style and design
Showcasing a wealth of arresting color combinations, weaves, and patterns in more than 200 gorgeous examples, The Printed Square by Nicky Albrechtsenreveals the hidden history of the fashionable handkerchief.Period photographs, an analysis of fabric and design trends, and detailed information on collecting vintage handkerchiefs make this one-of-a-kind treasure a must-have for style mavens and fashionistas, lovers of vintage clothes, and designers of all disciplines.