Painted Silk RED POPPY FLOWERS Ladies Top in Red and Black colors
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BIG RED POPPIES painted silk ladies top is made by Lynne Kiel. The artwork is drawn by hand on crepe de chine silk with color blocked sides and back in black. The back is slightly longer than the front with side slits for easy movement.
This T-top is designed to be loose fitting, combine it with casual linen pants for daytime and dress it up for evening
CARE the painted silk top is completely colorfast. Hand wash using mild detergent, roll in a towel to remove excess moisture .Gently shape and hang to dry on a padded hanger to allow air to move in between front and back. . Optional iron low heat to press back out. Dry clean is also an option.
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 silk top is individually hand drawn using a black gutta resist on natural white pure silk crepe de chine.
WITH FRENCH SILK DYES and paintbrushes the color is applied and blended by hand creating one of a kind combinations
WHEN DRY the painted silk is steam set, permanently fixing the dye color , then the silk is hand washed and ironed
THE FINISHED 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 which may result in slight variations. All tops are 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, how to take your measurements . Share your ideas and let me make you something special.
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