I have started a new series in an uncharacteristic style for me. I tend towards abstraction but shifted to a more representational approach for this particular project. After reading about the global catastrophic decline in avian species last year, I started to sketch and research birds to increase my connection and knowledge. This is the Nene, or Branta sandvicensis, whose population was severely reduced due to non-native predators, vehicle collisions, and habitat destruction.
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A scarf designed to last, the first thing you will pack for a trip and the final thing you will put on before stepping out. A scarf that is soft and smooth and won’t snare your earrings. A scarf to be passed from one generation to the next. My mother Jessica taught me that scarves were the best fashion hacks and inspired the creation of these pieces. I still have four treasured scarves of my mother’s. Her beloved Hermes scarf is framed and hangs in my daughter’s bedroom. A great scarf can give you an instant shot of color, lifts the face, and adds miles to a simple wardrobe.
100% pure silk, printed in Italy. Highest grade silk charmeuse is used for vibrancy of color. Hem is hand-rolled and hand-stitched in the United States.
Dry clean only.
Approximately 31″ x 31″