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Lynne Kiel

Painted Silk RED POPPY FLOWERS Kimono Top red & Black red sheer top

Regular price $175.00
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Painted Silk RED POPPIES kimono top is made by Lynne Kiel. The artistic design is hand drawn on the front panel and cuffs. Then the details are individually hand painted on 16 mm charmeuse pure silk. The side panels of the blouse are in a red sheer georgette silk . The back is a solid red charmeuse silk

DESIGNED & HANDMADE by Lynne Kiel

CARE the hand painted silk is completely colorfast. Dry clean recommended. 

SIZE one size  with  flowing shark bit hemline open sides below 3/4 sleeve cuff detail
Finished width  from cuff edge of cuff  edge flat across  50" /127 cm     
Finished length center front shoulder to hem 28" /71 cm
DELIVERY complimentary ground shipping in Canada and USA. All parcels are insured and tracked
GIFTING your purchase is packaged in a white gift box with decorative tissue . Care instructions included
THE STORY BEHIND 
The significance of the Poppy can be traced back to the Napoleonic Wars in the 19th century, over 110 years before being adopted in Canada as a symbol for Remembrance Day. Records from that time indicate how thick Poppies grew over the graves of soldiers in the area of Flanders, France.
THE ARTISTIC PROCESS
Each design is individually hand drawn using a black gutta resist on natural white pure silk charmeuse.
WITH SILK DYES and paintbrushes the color is applied and blended
WHEN DRY the painted silk is steam set, permanently fixing the dye color , then the silk is hand washed and ironed
THE FINISHED hand painted silk is then ready to be made into a One Of A Kind piece of wearable art. Each piece is hand cut and hand made then designed and sewn by Lynne Kiel.
THESE ART PIECES take time and each are unique in their own way. I have made my best effort to show proper coloring of the silk and artwork in all my photos.
CUSTOM ORDERS for variations on length , width, artistic design and color are available by request. Share your ideas and let me make you something special.
TAKE A LOOK at my Instagram for a peak into what it is like to be an artist and my latest ideas.
HOW TO PAINT SILK YouTube channel Lynne Kiel


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