AUTUMN FALL LEAVES Painted Silk mask by Lynne Kiel. This mask is a double layer pure silk with a comfortable elastic which can be easily adjusted by tying the knot tighter. Just slip knotted end into casing once fitted to your size. The shape of the mask has a smooth fit covering nose and chin comfortably. The painted silk layer is a 3 ply satin silk lined with a linen finish silk .
DESIGNED AND HANDMADE by Lynne Kiel. This painted silk face covering is preshrunk, completely colorfast and washable.
HAND WASH in cold water , hang to dry or lay flat after removing excess moisture with a towel. It can be ironed on low heat to press back out. Dry cleaning is also an option
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THE STORY BEHIND
IN the fall, because of changes in the length of daylight and changes in temperature, the leaves stop their food-making process. The chlorophyll breaks down, the green color disappears, and the yellow to orange colors become visible and give the leaves part of their fall splendor.
THE ARTISTIC PROCESS
Each item is individually hand made. The design silk face mask begins in natural white silk with the artistic design drawn by hand with a gutta resist.
WITH FRENCH SILK DYES the color is applied by hand with paint brushes creating brilliant results.
WHEN DRY the painted silk is steam set to permanently set the color. Once steaming is complete each scarf is individually hand washed and ironed.
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 my photos,
THE FINISHED painted silk face mask has been washed , is preshrunk and completely colorfast Each mask is hand cut which may result in slight variations in the finished size.
MASK fitted SIZE approximately 7 " / 18 cm covering nose to under the chin custom sizes available by request , message me for details
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