Czech Republic, Alice Klouzková, Indigo Shirt BLUE Light
This shirt is a part of my latest collection, it was dyed it in Strážnice Indigo Print workshop. The shirt has oversized loose fit, one big pocket and metal buttons.This unique shirt combines tradition Czech technique called “modrotisk” with contemporary design. The Strážnice Indigo Print - in South Moravia a team of skilled craftsmen maintain a traditional indigo print workshop. This is one of the last two places in the Czech Republic where indigo printing takes place.The fifth generation of the Strážnice indigo printers adheres to the traditional procedure for indigo block printing: linen or cotton cloth is dyed using indigo and the patterns are printed by hand using original woodblocks. During the communist regime the workshop was forced to work only under the patronage of the Centre for Folk Art Production.
length: 80 cm, breast: 112 cm, waist: 120 cm, hips: 124 cm
Cotton from India. Dyed with synthetic indigo. Takes one month to make.
Ready to be dispatched 2 weeks after purchase.