This amazing multi-tone grosgrain ribbon features a beautiful moire watermark as well as bands of satin at edges and center. This ribbon is vintage Swiss rayon and measures 3 7/8" wide. The hand is firm but soft. The design is rendered in lavender, navy, and gray.
Moire, or watermark, patterning is one of the oldest treatments to give a textile more surface interest, making this ribbon appropriate for every era from Elizabethan onwards. Consider this as a trimming to a hat, or as a breast bow on a dress. It would also be appropriate for costumes of a number of other periods. Two-tone ribbons are seen in works of art and extant garments from a variety of eras.
This listing is priced by the yard. Please note that orders greater than 2 yards will be sent in more than one piece; please contact prior to purchase for details. Please note that all ribbons are sold as-is. Vintage items are inspected before listing, and if flaws are considerable enough to affect their use, they will be noted in the listing and priced accordingly. Otherwise, please understand that light soiling or slight irregularities are not to be considered defects, but part of the patina that gives these vintage items their charm.
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