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Vintage ‘Bambù’ print silk scarf, 1970s


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Vintage ‘Bambù’ print silk scarf, 1970s

This scarf was first produced in the 1970s and is made in silk with a white background and red border and ‘Bambù’ print by Vittorio Accornero. This scarf was selected by the Creative Director and Vault archivists for its particularity, character and exceptional vintage condition, and it was reconditioned to the highest standard by in-house artisans. It has been given the number 143 | 22 and will arrive in tailor-made packaging. This rare and beautiful piece should be handled with exceptional care.

The Story

One of the seventy-seven designs created by the artist and set designer Vittorio Accornero, who first illustrated the Flora motif for Gucci in 1966. The 'V. Accornero' signature, printed onto each scarf, is a rare display of authorship and speaks to the personal connection Accornero had with the House.

Each design is known for its broad range of colors and asymmetrical composition, here the baskets at the center are the focal point, and baskets filled with different items are placed along the edges. This ‘Bambù’ drawing was created in the mid 1970s.

In decades past, once a Gucci handbag was finished and inspected, a discreet
As soon as you hold a piece of the Vault, you begin to write a new chapter of its story—instituting a relationship, rather than ownership, that will forever connect one owner to the next. As the years accumulate, every mark or crease is collected onto the surface, continuously altering the item’s appearance and making it unique. Imperfections should be expected and treasured as the journey continues for this piece.

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Product Details

Product code: 689737 3GAFX 9073

White and red silk
Originally Released: 1970s
W90cm x L90cm/35.4""W x 35.4""L
This is a pre-owned product that was specifically selected for Vault.