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100% Silk Charles V Prayer Book Scarf

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100% Silk Charles V Prayer Book Scarf

Charles V Prayer Book Scarf

The iconic elements shown on this head and wrap scarf come from a stunning, colorful, and illuminated manuscript, the earliest known prayer book created for the young Charles V (1500–1558), future Holy Roman emperor.

Scarf Illustrations

The first illustration in the book shows Charles’s coat of arms from when he was still living in the Habsburg Netherlands before he became emperor. The book is only 6¾ x 4¾ inches and features a hand-drawn miniature on almost every page with fully decorated borders. Its art is a fascinating example of Flemish culture from the early sixteenth century. The religious iconography and exceptional illuminations in tempera, ink, and gold, include early Renaissance artistic elements linked to the circle of Simon Bening, famous miniaturist, in the Bruges tradition.

Fabric and Origin

The Charles V Prayer Book Scarf was created in Italy and is made of 100% silk.  It can be worn as a head or wrap scarf and looks great on both women and men.

Size and Weight 

This head & wrap scarf measures 36" x 36" and weighs just 0.53 lbs.

Cleaning & Care

This 100% silk scarf is dry clean only.

Need It In A Hurry? 

Your Charles V Prayer Book Scarf will arrive within 5 to 7 days.  Rush shipping is available at checkout for faster delivery.

Our Guarantee

You may return the Charles V Prayer Book Scarf to us within 30 days and we’ll refund the amount you paid (less shipping costs).  Your 100% satisfaction is extremely important to us.

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  • 5
    Charles V Prayer Book Scarf

    Posted by Kat on 10th Mar 2019

    Beautiful, well made scarf.