Shell stripe, plant-dyed linen coin + card purse
Plant-dyed stripes feature on this one-off shell inspired coin purse. The printed front panels include naturally dyed linen, cotton & silk using locally gathered dyestuffs including alder cone, silver birch and willow.
The bag is lined with alder-dyed dupion silk and topped with a grey kisslock purse frame.
+ Measuring 7.5cm top zip width, 12cm height, 12cm at base.
+ original printed and dyed linen front panels
+ cotton canvas back
+ dupion silk lining
+ 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.