Late 1960’s Petal Scarves

Found this image online and many of the comments were questioning what the women were wearing on their heads? Petal scarves – more than your average chiffon scarf – halfway between a hat and scarf.

About Jonathan

Jonathan Walford is a fashion historian and co-founder of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge, Ontario. The FHM maintains a collection of nearly 12,000 artifacts dating from the mid 17th century to the present. Jonathan has authored various books and museum catalogues, including The Seductive Shoe, Shoes A-Z, Forties Fashion, 1950s American Fashion, and Sixties Fashion.
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