Romania, Borganic Romanian Mulberry Silk / Andreea Tanasescu, SILVA Romanian Blouse
Name of the product: SILVA - ROMANIAN BLOUSE
Type of product: BLOUSE
Description (story of the item): Handwoven mulberry silk blouse, based on the ancient pattern of IA - the Romanian blouse. Handmade finishing detalis using needle or crochet techniques. The sleeves are decorated with the eight-pointed star which is a frequent design motif of the Romanian traditional textile art, interpreted as celestial guide in the journey of your life.
The mulberry silk thread is produced at Borangic Silk Mill, making this blouse one of the most sustainable clothing item from Romania. You can wear it all life long, living it as a legacy to a new generation.
Unbeknown to most, the Romanian blouse is truly an universal cultural icon. Worn by celebrities, part of cultural revolutions such as the hippie movement in the 60s, loved by fashion designers from around the world, and an inspiration for famous artists or movie characters, the Romanian Blouses trace their origins back to the ancient civilizations found along the Danube river thousands of years ago. They preserved a part of the language of signs and symbols specific to the mythical thinking of those times.
Materials: 80% mulberry silk (produced at Borangic Silk Mill ), 20% cotton
Measurements / size: S, M, L
Availability: Made to order
Production time: 1-2 months
Available to ship 40 days from purchase