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Hermès Scarves

For Hermès, what began as a maker of leather equestrian goods for European noblemen would eventually grow into one of the most storied fashion labels in the world. In 1837, German-born French entrepreneur Thierry Hermès opened a saddle and harness purveyor in Paris. Gradually, the house extended into accessories and luggage for its riders, and today, in paying homage to its origins, the family-run luxury brand resurfaces horse motifs in everything from clothing and modernist jewelry to pillows and handbags.

The first top-handled bag ever produced by Hermès was the Haut à courroies, which made its debut in 1892. A tall bag secured with a folded leather flap (fastened with bridle-inspired straps), it was designed to transport riding boots and a harness. As the world made the switch from horse to automobile, the bag adapted, becoming a multifunctional travel satchel instead of a designated saddlebag. Today, 120 years later, the HAC remains in Hermès’s line — and its distinctive flap and clasping straps have laid the groundwork for some of the house’s other iconic bags.

In the 1930s, Robert Dumas (son-in-law to Émile-Maurice Hermès, Thierry’s grandson) designed a smaller, trapezoidal take on the flap bag with a handle and two side straps. Later, actress Grace Kelly, then engaged to Prince Rainier of Monaco, is said to have used one of these bags to conceal her pregnancy during the 1950s. Because she was photographed constantly, the coverage catapulted her handbag to international popularity. In 1977, Hermès officially renamed the model for her, and the Kelly bag was born. Each Kelly bag takes between 18 and 25 hours to produce, and its 680 hand stitches owe solely to one Hermès artisan.

Robert Dumas was also responsible for another one of the brand’s most iconic offerings: the launch of its first silk scarf on the occasion of Hermès’s 100th anniversary in 1937. Based on a woodblock designed by Dumas and printed on Chinese silk, the accessory was an immediate hit.

Today, vintage Hermès scarves, typically adorned in rich colors and elaborate patterns, serve many functions, just as they did back then. Well-heeled women wear it on their heads, around their necks and, in a genius piece of cross-promotion, tied to the straps of their Hermès bags. Kelly even once used one as a sling for her broken arm.

In 1981, Robert Dumas’s son Jean-Louis Dumas, then Hermès chairman, found himself sitting next to French actress and musician Jane Birkin on a plane, where she was complaining about finding a suitable carryall for the necessary accoutrements of motherhood. After the two travelers were properly introduced, Birkin helped design Jean-Louis’s most famous contribution to the Hermès canon: the Birkin bag, a roomy, square catchall with the HAC’s trademark leather flap top and the addition of a lock and key. Owing to the brand’s legendary commitment to deft, handcrafted construction, the Birkin is an investment that is coveted by collectors everywhere.

While the Kelly and Birkin may be standouts, gracing the arms of everyone from royal heiresses to hip-hop stars in the past few decades, the handbags are but a small part of Hermès’s fashion offerings. Since the 1920s, the brand has produced some of the most desirable leather goods in the world. There’s the Constance bag, a favorite of Jacqueline Kennedy, the recently relaunched 1970s-era Evelyne and, on the vintage market, a slew of designs dating back to the 1920s.

Good design never goes out of style. Find a variety of vintage Hermès handbags, day dresses, shoes and more on 1stDibs.

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Hermès Silk Scarf La Maison des Oiseaux Parleurs Bela Silva Pink Green 90cm
By Hermès
Located in ., FR
Absolutely Gorgeous Authentic Hermès Scarf Pattern: "La Maison des Oiseaux Parleurs" Designed by Bela Silva in 2018 Made in France Made of 100% Silk Colorways: Pink, Green, Blue...
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2010s Hermès Scarves

Hermes Twilly Jungle Love Love Noir / Vert / Rose Vif Set of 2 New w/ Box
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Hermes Twilly features limited edition Jungle Love Love featured in rich Noir / Vert and Rose Vif. Rose Vif Hearts sprinkled against the Black background. This iconic Hermes accesso...
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2010s Hermès Scarves

HERMES 1988 Laurence Bourthoumieux “Brazil” Feathers Silk Square Scarf w/ Box
By Hermès, Laurence Bourthoumieux
Located in Thiensville, WI
HERMES c.1988 Laurence Bourthoumieux “Brazil” Feathers Silk Square Scarf w/Box Brand/Manufacturer: Hermes Circa: 1988 Designer: Laurence Bourthoumieux Style: Square scarf Color(s):...
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1980s Hermès Scarves

Hermes Silk Scarf Musee by Le Doux
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
A pretty vintage Hermes silk scarf , Musee by Le Doux. The scarf has a burgundy colour border and there is a small amount of colour bleed, but is not noticeable when worn.
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1980s Hermès Scarves

Hermès 'Les Tambours' Silk Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Designed by Joachim Metz in 1989, this beautiful scarf depicts drums used by the battalion drummers, who were part of the Imperial Guard under Napoleon III in the mid 18th century. T...
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1980s Hermès Scarves

Hermès Carré or Scarf "La Provence" by Hugo Grygkar Circa 1958
By Hermès
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1958 or 1991 France  Hermès carré or scarf entitled "La Provence" with pink edges and drawings in shades pastel blue, green and brown. Drawing by Hugo Grygkar whose first edit...
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1950s Hermès Scarves

HERMES c. 1973 Philippe Ledoux “Proues” Purple Brown Gold Nautical Print Scarf
By Philippe Ledoux, Hermès
Located in Thiensville, WI
HERMES c. 1973 Philippe Ledoux “Proues” Purple Brown Gold Nautical Print Scarf Brand/Manufacturer: Hermes Circa: 1973 Designer: Philippe Ledoux Style: Square scarf Color(s): Shades...
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1970s Hermès Scarves

Hermes Paris Green Gold Brown Silk Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Hermes Vintage green gold brown Silk Twill Scarf. This Hermes scarf is a true collector's silk scarf in collector's condition, one to own to wear, show or frame. The perfect colorwa...
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20th Century Hermès Scarves

Hermès Black Silk Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès black square silk pocket scarf with grey hand-rolled trim.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermes Vintage Gibiers Silk Twill Carré Scarf by Henri de Linares
By Hermès
Located in Nice, FR
HERMES vintage gorgeous "GIBIERS" print silk twill carré scarf. Designed by HENRI DE LINARES. Opulent multicolored nature morte design on a grey-blue background and plum border. ...
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20th Century Hermès Scarves

Hermes grey COUVERTURES ET TENUES DE JOUR BANDANA 140 Scarf Shawl Taupe Noir
By Hermès
Located in Zürich, CH
100% authentic Hermès Couvertures Et Tenues De Jour Bandana 140 shawl in grey and off-white cashmere (70%) and silk (30%) with details in black. Brand new. Measurements Width 140cm...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

HERMES Large Scarf 'Les Perroquets' in Pink, Navy and Blue Silk
By Hermès
Located in Paris, FR
Large Hermès 'Les Perroquets' scarf in bright pink, navy and blue silk. New condition. Made in France. drawn by: Joachim Metz Dimensions: 140x140 cm Will be delivered in its Herme...
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2010s Hermès Scarves

Hermes Vintage Silk Scarf
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
A chic silk scarf by Hermes. This one is 'Selliers', and has grey border with a gold, red and blue print. 35'' square.
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1970s Hermès Scarves

Hermes Blue La Charmante Aux Animaux Mousseline Silk Stole
By Hermès
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
This Hermes stole invites you to take a stroll in the exotic gardens of paradise. Made from blue-hued silk, the stunning stole features an aesthetic floral print that blends subtle c...
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2010s Hermès Scarves

New Hermès Fuchsia Equateur Scarf in Box
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès silk Equateur scarf designed by Robert Dallet. Fuchsia and green colorway with hand-rolled edges. Washed silk. Brand new in original box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermes by Anamorphee "Voyage en H" Silk Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Nice, FR
HERMES rare silk scarf "Voyage en H" designed by ANAMORPHEE featuring suitcases and trunks formed into a H shape. Issue date : 2009. Marked © HERMES. Composition and care tag atta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermes Grand Manege Detail Silk Scarf in black and tan
By Hermès
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Hermes Grand Manege Detail Silk Scarf in excellent condition. Original silk screen design c2018 by Henri d'Origny features black, gold, beige, cream and grey equestrian bows, belts, ...
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2010s Hermès Scarves

Hermes Silk Carre Scarf "Cheval de Légende" by Benoit Pierre Emery
By Hermès
Located in Nice, FR
HERMES silk carre scarf "Cheval de Légende" in orange, silver and grey shades. Designed by BENOIT PIERRE EMERY. First issued in 2010/11. This scarf features : - Hand rolled border...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

New Hermes White Tiger Cubs Small Scarf in Box
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermes collectible silk tiger cubs gavroche small scarf in black, white and red. Hand rolled edges. New in box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

2012 Hermes Multicolour La rose des vents by Joachim Metz Silk Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Paris, FR
Hermes silk scarf "La rose des vents" by Joachim Metz featuring a green border and a Hermès signature. First issue 1984 In good vintage condition. Made in France. 35,4in. (90cm) X ...
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Late 20th Century Hermès Scarves

Hermès Scarf Les Armes de Paris by Hugo Grygkar Circa 1992
By Hermès
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1954 or 1992 France  Hermes Carré/Scarf entitled "Les Armes de Paris" with black borders and drawings in red, gold and blue tones. Design by Hugo Grygkar. The 1st edition date...
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1990s Hermès Scarves

Hermes "Limited Edition" "Multi Fowls" Silk Jacquard Scarf
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Wonderfully elegant Hermes "Limited Edition" "Multi Fowls" silk jacquard scarf accented with coco-brown borders designed by H. De Linares, is finished with hand-rolled edges and...
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1980s Hermès Scarves

Hermès Epaulettes Silk Twilly Scarf Yellow ,Black , Grey & Brown In a Hemes Box
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
This small silk accessory can be tied infinite ways, bringing a whimsical touch to your everyday look! Made in France Beautiful Colors Measures 2" x 33.9"
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2010s Hermès Scarves

HERMES light blue silk twill LA PROMENADE DE LONGCHAMPS 90 Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Zürich, CH
100% authentic Hermes 'La Promenade de Longchamps 90' scarf by Philippe Ledoux in light blue silk twill (100%) with white center and details in gold, sage green, gry and brown. Has b...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

New in Box Hermes Silk Gavroche Fuchsia "Le Jardin" Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermes brand new in box silk gavroche fuchsia "Le Jardin".
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermès Yellow Blue Aztec Silk Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès silk twill yellow and blue Aztec scarf. Hand rolled edges.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermès Orange Silk Giraffe Gavroche Scarf with Box
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès orange and brown giraffe silk gavroche scarf. Hand-rolled edges. New in box. 16.5"
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

HERMÈS Silk Scarf, Jean de Fougerolle design “Chevalliers Peuls” in Black
By Hermès
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
HERMÈS Silk Scarf, Jean de Fougerolle design “Chevalliers Peuls” in Black In unworn condition, this scarf has been stored in folds for some years Signature and the Hermes Logo hidde...
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Late 20th Century Hermès Scarves

New Hermes Rare Ugo Gattoni NY Silk Scarf in Box
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès collectible Ugo Gattoni NY pink silk scarf . Hand-rolled edges. New in box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

New in Box Hermes Black White Silk Hair Scrunchie
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermes brand new in box black and white silk scrunchie. Patchwork de sole imprimee. Original box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

auth HERMES black orange CIRCUIT 24 FAUBOURG 140 cashmere silk Shawl Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Zürich, CH
Hermes 'Circuit 24 Faubourg 140' shalw by Benoit Pierre Emery black cashmere (65%) and silk (35%) with brick and green border and details in yellow, beige and red. Has been worn and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

auth HERMES dark taupe & grey cashmere silk GRID 70 Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Zürich, CH
Hermes 'Grid Print 70' scarf in grey and dark taupe cashmere (65%) and silk (35%). Has been worn and is in excellent condition Width 70cm (27.3in) Length 70cm (27.3in)
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermès Cotton Charm Scarf Tennis Origny 75 years Lacoste Anniversary 26' RARE
By Hermès
Located in ., FR
Collectible Authentic Hermès Scarf Pattern: "Tennis" Designed by Henri d'Originy in 1975 This cotton charm scarf is a Special Issue from 2008, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of...
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Early 2000s Hermès Scarves

Hermès Scarf in wool and cashmere beige, brown and grey
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Beautiful Hermès wool and cashmere scarf with beige, brown and grey Hermès monogram, fringed finishes. Composition: 80% Wool, 20% Cashmere. Signature: "Hermès Paris". Dimensions: 200...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermes Paris Pink Silk Scarf " Normandy Costumes "by Zoe Pauwels
By Hermès
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Rare to find; Hermès Paris, silk scarf "Normandy Costumes" from the Departments of the Lower Seine, Calvados, Manche and Orne in France. Designed by Zoe Pauwels, First release was in...
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20th Century Hermès Scarves

Hermes Multicolor Parures des Maharajas Silk & Cashmere 140 Shawl Scarf
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Multicolor Parures des Maharajas Silk & Cashmere 140 Shawl Scarf by Catherine Baschet Made In: France Color: Cream and multicolor with pink trim Materials: 70% cashmere, 30% ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

HERMES “Les Ballets Russes” Anne Faivre 1996 Red Blue Dancer Square Silk Scarf
By Annie Faivre, Hermès
Located in Thiensville, WI
HERMES “Les Ballets Russes” Anne Faivre 1996 Red Blue Dancer Square Silk Scarf Brand / Manufacturer: Hermes Year: 1996 Manufacturer Style Name: “Les Ballets Russes” Style: Square ...
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1990s Hermès Scarves

Hermes "Limited Edition" "Collection of Fowls & Hare" Silk Jacquard Scarf
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes "Limited Edition" "Collection of Fowls & Hare" silk jacquard silk scarf designed by H. De Linares is wonderfully detailed. Finished with hand-rolled edges, and measures 3...
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1980s Hermès Scarves

New in Box Hermès Dark Blue Silk Pouchette Zebra Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès silk twill Zebra Pegasus 16.5" square scarf designed by Alice Shirley. Hand-rolled edges. Brand new in box with ribbon.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

1963, Hermes Ludovicus Magnus by F.de La Perriere Silk Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Paris, FR
Hermes silk scarf Ludovicus Magnus by F.de La Perriere featuring light blue ground, a French king Louis XIV illustration and a Hermès signature. Original date of scarf issue: 1963 I...
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Late 20th Century Hermès Scarves

Rare Hermès Carré in yellow silk twill "Equestrian Collection"
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
HERMES - Rare Carré in silk twill «Equestrian Collection», designed by Benoit- Pierre Emery, 2010. Dominant tones yellow and taupe. Dimensions: 70 x 70 cm. Very good condition desp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermès Gavroche Small Silk Scarf Jeu de Billes Red Pink 42 cm
By Hermès
Located in ., FR
Super Cute Authentic Hermès Scarf Pattern: "Jeu de Billes" Designed by Dimitri Rybaltchenko in 2018 Gavroche Version (small) Can be used as pocket square Made in France Made of...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

New Hermes Celeste Silk Hair Scrunchie in Box
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermes brand new in box celeste silk scrunchie. Patchwork de sole imprimee. Original box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermès La Promenade Longchamps Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès silk twill La Promenade de Longchamps scarf by coveted artist Ledoux. Original issue date 1965. Depicts carriage horses and ornate gold scrolling. Hand-rolled edges. Does not ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermes Scarf Brides de Gala Shadow 45 Blanc Rouge Rose Vif Silk Twill
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers a guaranteed authentic Hermes Brides de Gala Shadow Silk Twill scarf designed by Hugo Gygkar. Depicts halo effect around the iconic print of the best selling scarf ...
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2010s Hermès Scarves

New in Box Hermes Jungle Love Twilly Limited Edition Hearts
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès fuchsia silk twilly, limited edition "Jungle Love" by Dallet with heart pattern. Brand new with original box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermes Les Coupes by F de La Perriere Silk Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Paris, FR
1970s Hermes silk scarf Les Coupes by F. de La Perriere featuring a ochre border. Made in France. In good vintage condition. (Enlarge images to see some discolorations on) 35,4in....
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1970s Hermès Scarves

auth HERMES red beige GRAND APPARAT 90 silk twill Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Zürich, CH
Hermes 'Grand Apparat 90' scarf by Jacques Eudel in white silk twill (100%) with red border and details in light beige and grey. Has been worn and is in excellent condition. Width 9...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Vintage Hermes Tropiques Silk Scarf in Green c1980s
By Hermès
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Hermes Tropiques Silk Scarf in Pink c1980s in good condition. Original silk screen design c1987 by Laurence Bourthoumieux features various tropical flora and fauna over a for...
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1980s Hermès Scarves

Hermès by Michel Duchene "Chasse en Inde" Silk Carre Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Nice, FR
HERMES silk carré "Chasse en Inde" with an opulent gold colored design on a black background featuring exotic animals, hunters, horses and flowers. Designed by MICHEL DUCHENE. This...
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20th Century Hermès Scarves

New Hermes Silk Kachinas Blue Yellow Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès rare Kachinas teal, blue and yellow scarf designed by artist Kermit Oliver. Signature print from this artist. beautiful silk twill with hand rolled edges.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Vintage Hermes Egypte Silk Scarf c1970s
By Hermès
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Hermes Egypte Silk Scarf c1970s in very good condition. Original silk screen design c1970 by Caty Latham features a centered scarab design in shades of purple surrounded by p...
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1970s Hermès Scarves

New Hermes Collectible Black and White Zebra Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès silk twill Zebra Pegasus 8" square scarf designed by Alice Shirley. Very collectible . Hand-rolled edges. Brand new in box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermès Cashmere & Leather Green Shawl
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès emerald green 100% cashmere shawl with lambskin fringe. Comes with original box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermès Blue Jounce Silk Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès silk twill 35" square Jounce print scarf. Hand-rolled edges. Does not include box. Minor wear.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermès Silk Scarf Noel au 24 Faubourg Christmas Brown 90 cm
By Hermès
Located in ., FR
Beautiful Authentic Hermès Scarf A must have for any wardrobe and Hermès scarves collector ! Pattern: "Noël au 24 Faubourg" / Hermès shop of the 24 Faubourg, Paris, in a snow ball ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

New Collectible Hermès Red Les Danses des Indiens Scarf, Kermit Oliver
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès Les Danses des Indiens silk twill scarf. Hand-rolled edges. New in box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Hermès Scarves

Hermes Paris Silk Square Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Product details: The scarf is made out of 100% silk, featuring orange print on the blue background, horse and carriage motif. Made in France.
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2010s Hermès Scarves

Hermès scarves for sale on 1stDibs

1stDibs offers an extraordinary range of authentic Hermès scarves. If you’re browsing our collection of unique vintage and designer fashion to elevate your daily look or to introduce new colors to the dazzling formal wear in your wardrobe, this designer’s body of work includes elements of red, blue, orange and other tones. Customers who are interested in this designer might also find the work of Maison Martin Margiela, Cathy Latham and Chanel appealing. On 1stDibs, find designer, vintage and haute couture Hermès scarves from top boutiques around the world. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at US$185 and tops out at US$11,826, while the average work can sell for US$599. .
Questions About Hermès Scarves
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 15, 2020

    There are a few easy things to keep in mind when trying to spot a fake Hermès Lindy bag. Because all Hermès bags are handmade, stitching is a good metric to use (spotting a fake Birkin bag calls for the same careful inspection). Each bag is hand-sewn according to Hermès’s celebrated saddle-stitching technique, so while the sew lines will have some inconsistencies, the work will not be messy, and there won’t be any stitches that are out of place or out of line.

    Hardware on authentic Hermès bags is always made of a genuine precious metal — locks, keys, studs, and other pieces of hardware are usually made of brass that is hand-polished and plated with fine gold, palladium or permabrass. This metal will feel heavy and substantial, and it will not tarnish.

    Did you find an “authenticity card” tucked inside your Hermès Lindy bag? You shouldn’t have — Hermès doesn’t accompany its bags with any card like this.

    On a fake Hermès Lindy bag, the Hermès logo will look irregular, with oversized or blocky text. An authentic Hermès bag has a label stamp — with clear lettering that is lightly pressed into the bag’s leather — that reads “Hermès Paris Made in France.” If your bag has an uneven or crooked label, you may have a fake Hermès Lindy bag.

  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 29, 2020

    No, vintage Hermès Constance bags do not have serial numbers. 

  • Chicjoy
    ChicjoySeptember 24, 2020

    The Constance can be worn crossbody, or with the strap doubled as a shoulder bag.

  • Chicjoy
    ChicjoySeptember 24, 2020

    Select Hermes goods go on sale twice a year in Paris, but Birkins – being highly coveted–are not known to be found at the sale. 

  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 29, 2020

    On the front of your Hermès Constance bag, the metal “H” doubles as both an insignia for the high fashion goods manufacturer and a clasp to keep your bag snapped shut. To open your Hermès Constance handbag, grab the metal “H” — position your fingers directly around the horizontal middle bar of the letter, so that your fingers are curled underneath it, and pull out toward you. The key to opening the clasp without scratching the accessory’s leather is to pull only at the horizontal bar. The bag opens and closes with the help of a spring-loaded mechanism that is concealed on each of the bar’s ends fixed to the flap.