Hermes "Flowers of South Africa" Yellow Twill Silk 90 cm Scarf
No longer just a scarf, countless creative ideas of showing off these art pieces have been shared over the years, e.g. framed and hung as home decor, several ways of converting it into various fashionable tops and skirts, neckties, belts.
Since 1937, the silk scarves of French fashion house, Hermès, has become an iconic fashion accessory that is recognized all over the world. Hermès scarves and shawls have been collected and adorned by celebrities and royals throughout history, from Audrey Hepburn to Grace Kelly and even Queen Elizabeth II.
Renowned artists are commissioned each year to create elaborate artworks with bright, vibrant color combinations. An individual scarf typically integrates 20 to 30 different hues, each printed from a unique silkscreen process that can take hundreds of hours to complete. Each one is painstakingly screen-printed, with each color allowed to dry before the next is applied. These art pieces have proved to be timeless collectable pieces of history.
Hermes Flowers of South Africa Scarf
Design History: The strange, South African protea flower has become a national symbol, flourishing at the heart of the fynbos, a mountainous, coastal ecosystem of exceptional biodiversity, benefiting from the Mediterranean climate of the Western Cape. Enshrined majestically at the centre of this carré, in a fresh interpretation of a traditional, stylised design, the bloom evokes the signature ceramics produced by the Ardmore collective, the creative force behind this striking composition. Established by Fee Halsted in 1985, in KwaZulu Natal, this group of Zulu, Zimbabwean and Sotho artists aims to promote creativity and preserve the region’s aesthetic heritage. This is their third carré for the House of Hermès, following The Savana dance and La marche du Zambèze.
Color: Jaune Vif / Pétrole / Bordeaux
Material: 100% Silk
Production Year: 2017 Spring Summer
Designed by: Ardmore Artists
Country of Origin: France
Hermes Ref.: H003138S 15
Brand New with Tag in Box. Store Fresh. Will be shipped in original Hermes boutique packaging.
Comes With: Tag, Ribbon, Orange Box.
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