Painted Silk PEACOCK FEATHER Sheer Kimono Shawl purple green blue art
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PEACOCK FEATHER sheer kimono shawl is made by Lynne Kiel. Emerald green purple and blue art is on the front, hem and cuffs. Artistic details are individually drawn by hand on heavy satin silk charmeuse then hand painted. The main body of the shawl is a sheer silk georgette in black .
DESIGNED & HANDMADE by Lynne Kiel
CARE the hand painted silk is completely colorfast. Dry clean recommended.
ONE SIZE with open front and shark bite hemline
Finished width edge of cuff to edge of cuff flat across 50 "/ 127 cm open front
Finished length center front shoulder to hem 26" /66 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 peacock feather represented kindness, compassion, good luck, patience & benevolence. Asian culture:- the Peacock is associated with Quan Yin who is an emblem of love, good-will & kindness. Buddhist:- Peacock feathers are associated with openness as the bird displays everything when they spread their feathers.
THE ARTISTIC PROCESS
Each design is individually hand drawn using a black gutta resist on natural white satin 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.
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