The Printed Square

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The Printed Square

Vintage Handkerchief Patterns for Fashion and Design

By Nicky Albrechtsen

Harper Design, Hardcover, 9780062123381, 256pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2012


Showcasing a wealth of arresting color combinations, weaves, and patterns in more than 200 gorgeous examples, The Printed Square by Nicky Albrechtsen reveals 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.