16th century century: start with a piece of cloth
As early as the 3000 BC, the Egyptian used the waist cloth, fringed long skirts, ancient Greek clothing, such as wrapped cloth can be found similar to the traces of the scarf. Silk scarf is originally to protect the main function of the cold.
Around the Middle Ages, began in northern Europe or ancient North France and other places of cloth towel, is considered to be the ancestor of modern silk scarves.
After the middle of 16th century, the original thermal function was gradually replaced by decoration, thin spun silk became mainstream, and then gradually evolved into so-called triangular scarf, decorative towel and so on.