Les Olivades

"Bessoun" Navy Blue Scarf


This gorgeous Provençal scarf made of muslin cotton is a show stopper. Its soft icy blue floral patterns on a classy navy blue background is absolutely stunning. You will love how silky soft it is!

Being that it's such a nice size, you can wear it around your neck, over your shoulders, or even around your waist. We personally think it's stunning as a head scarf or headband.

"Les Olivades" has been making textiles in Provence since 1818. To this day, this historic family-owned French manufacturer still designs and prints its fabrics in its factory located in Saint Etienne du Grès. A must-see if you're ever in the area!

Material: 100% cotton

Size: 31" x 31"

Made in Provence

Provence has been making a fabric known as “indienne” cloth since the 17th century. This painted fabric came originally from the Orient. Eventually, an indienne fabric factory was established in 1818 in St-Etienne-du-Grès, a small Provençal village at the foot of the Alpille hills. 

In 1948, Pierre Boudin took over the factory and later on named it “Les Olivades” after a collection of poems by Frédéric Mistral. 

Since then, “Les Olivades” has become a family-run company that prints textiles evoking the richness and character of Provence using creativity and skill. They now use screen printing which allows the pattern to maintain its depth, charm and authenticity.

“Les Olivades” is the only company in Provence that continues this tradition of printing on fabric which began centuries ago in Marseilles.

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