Painted silk RED POPPIES poncho top red silver sheer black ONE SIZE
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Painted silk RED POPPIES top is individually hand made by Lynne Kiel. The artwork is drawn by hand on pure silk charmeuse with sheer black silk side panels and a solid black silk back. This top has open sides and wears like a poncho , perfect for over any outfit for a cruise to a wedding create your own one of a kind ensemble
DESIGNED & HANDMADE by Lynne Kiel
CARE the hand painted silk is completely colorfast. Dry clean recommended.
SIZE one size
Finished width edge to edge 41" / 104 cm (open sides poncho style)
Finished length 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
Today, the poppy is seen as a symbol of remembrance for the men and women who died during World Wars I and II. Every November you will see many people adorning red paper poppies in memory of those who gave their lives for our freedom.
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, resulting is slight variations, 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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