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    Posted 1 year ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4001 items)

    Here's two of the small silk hankies i found. Last year, the Goodwill near me converted to a bin-style sales floor and right after the transition, they were emptying out some really old and interesting containers of fabrics, textiles and clothes. There were around 150-200 people in there all the time and it was crazy. I'd go in every afternoon for as long as i could take it [about 20 min] and leave with a big bag of textiles to carry 10 blocks home to my house. I just packed them all into my old suitcases and forgot about most of them. Tonight, i went through them and took photos of just a few of them. There are SO MANY and some very interesting ones too.

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    1. kwqd kwqd, 1 year ago
      Nice find! I love silk. I brought back a dozen or so large silk scarves from Thailand years ago. No idea whatever happened to them. They were brilliantly colored, cheap and took up no space so I bought a bunch. My ex probably got them.
    2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
      thanks kwqd! one of these is a really gorgeous piece of thai silk. i'll post in a little while. i brought back lots of interesting and old fabric from thailand back in the mid-80s.
    3. truthordare truthordare, 1 year ago
      I love silk too, and have many silk garments and accesssories vintage 20th Japan as well as other pieces.
      Nice examples Pete.
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
      Thanks for posting these beauties - I am enjoying all your finds!
    5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
      thank you keramikos, truth and valentino!
    6. Silverwolf Silverwolf, 1 year ago
      Love them! My daughter has gotten into the classic car thing and is restoring them and dressing the part. Needless to say she inherited my silk scarves early. I now know they will have new life and be seen and loved by so many again. I have to say she make Hermes look awesome!

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