BONHOMME | ESCAPE SCARF
Vintage British Army Map | Namsos / Archangels'k
During the second war, the British army created a secret organisation called MI-9, in charge of providing the pilots with escape maps.
Christopher Clayton Hutton, a RAF skilled pilot, developed a set of objects for that purpose. The escape scarf being the most iconic object of the set.
Printing military maps on silk scraps then on rayon presented several interests: providing information to the military about their area on an easy to conceal map, hard wearing and quietly unfoldable.
Authentic vintage scarf from 1957 – Not a reproduction.
To have soft hand, wash ups scarf by hand.
- 100% Rayon
- hard wearing
- dead-stock product
- hand wash only – in cold water
- 108 x 64 cm