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Reed stripe, plant-dyed linen shoulder bag

£75.00

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  • Image of Reed stripe, plant-dyed linen shoulder bag
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A reeds and coastal landscape inspired shoulder bag; part of a batch of one-off linen pieces. The front panels include digitally printed linen and patch-worked stripes of naturally dyed linen, cotton & silk using locally gathered dyestuffs including alder cone, silver birch and willow.

The bag is lined with linen calico, topped with a copper YKK metal zip and a copper riveted leather pull.

+ Measuring 21cm top zip width, 23cm at widest point and 18cm height
+ original printed and dyed linen front panels
+ cotton canvas back
+ metal YKK zipper in antiqued copper finish
+ linen calico lining with two roomy slip pockets
+ handmade by Rowena Dugdale

* A word about linen print and natural dyes. Unlike the richly dyed silks and velvets in my other collections, the palettes of these are more muted and the colours of the natural dyes will soften over time. Digital print on linen is less saturated and the print will wear as fibres loosen. These qualities should be viewed as characteristics rather than flaws.