Hermes Gray Orange Twill Silk 90 cm The Plumes II 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.
The French animal painter Henri de Linarès, the artist behind the Plumes scarf designed in 1953, found new inspiration from birds and their plumage to give a different perspective to this composition. This time round, the quill feathers of red partridges, jays, pheasants, and snipes are arranged in circles within the square of the scarf. Each detail conveys the extraordinary lightness and subtle coloring of these feathers, which, from the way they are painted, seem as though they could fly away at the slightest breath. In 1952, along with the historian and storyteller Pierre-Louis Duchartre, Henri de Linarès founded the International Museum of Hunting in the Chateau de Gien, France.
Color: Orange Vif / Gris / Mauve
Material: 100% Silk
Production Year: 2016 Fall / Winter
Designed by: Henri de Linarès
Country of Origin: France
Hermes Ref. : H001410S 11
Condition: Brand New with Tag in Box. Store Fresh. Will be shipped in original Hermes boutique packaging.
Comes With: Orange Box.
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