“Les Levriers”, red colourway Hermès silk scarf of Whippets / Italian Greyhounds / Greyhounds after Xavier de Poret (French, 1894 - 1975)
“Les Levriers”, Hermès red boarder / colourway silk scarf of Whippets / Italian Greyhounds / Greyhounds after Xavier de Poret (French, 1894 - 1975) .
This was the Hermès scarf design first issued in 1956 and called “Les Levriers”, Greyhounds. It is said that when Mrs Peggy Stancomb of Tinribs Whippets was living in Paris she bought most of the scarves as presents! French, circa 1960.
Poret designed some 30 scarves for Hermes.
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