Silk Caftan Robe, Vintage Butterfly Design

Silk Caftan Robe, Vintage Butterfly Design

$162.00

Silk Caftan Duster Robe with Vintage Butterfly Design

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This silk mesh cover-up is perfect for any occasion. A one-of-a-kind gift for the holidays, or any day. The cap sleeves lightly cover the upper arms, providing discreet cover for those who wish it.

I printed silk mesh with a digitally altered image of my mother’s favorite wallpaper. After printing, the silk was steam set for three hours and washed for color fastness. Hems were over lock stitched with light green thread and hand beaded with pink beads.

Measures 30″ across the back and front. 35″ from shoulder, front and back.

Perfect for any season, silk is light for summer and provides warmth in the winter. What a versatile and unique gift

Features…
-one of a kind vintage wallpaper design in greens and pinks
-vibrant rich hues
-lightweight and sheer 100% silk meesh
-soft and flowing with a beautiful drape
-open front, side slits
-generous arm holes
-versatile beach cover up, resort, wedding, lingerie, all occasion layering piece
-individually printed, hand sewn and hand beaded by Sandy and Gini

Washable. To prolong life of silk, hand wash in cold water and white vinegar. Do not soak. Hang in shade to dry.
Machine washing okay, but not recommended. If machine washing, use a mesh bag. 1/2 cup white vinegar + 2 teaspoons salt works better than any laundry detergent. http://theheartysoul.com/diy-natural-laundry-detergent/

 

Gini Holmes
is a traditionally trained print maker who loves combining traditional with experimental printing techniques.
She has many works in private collections in the United States and Abroad.

She enjoys creating clothing and accessories from fabrics she finds in thrift stores. She either directly upcycles the fabric into a new garment, or manipulates it through different textile techniques, including:
Digital printing from a personal design
Printing with found objects
Botanical printing
Breakdown surface printing
Dyeing

No printing is ever the same, making each item unique.

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