detailed knit hand-painted long vest in teal and fire

The vibrant colors and detailing of this vest are pure art. From mixed fabrics - the body is made out of glowing knit silk, with crinkled silk chiffon inserts and hand-pleated front panel - to small details like hand-stitching, chiffon overlay, embroidery and more - it combines all the artist's favorite techniques, topped by rich hand-coloring and flattering A-line construction. Currently the vest has one front button closure, but on request can be turned into a fully-closed dress-like piece. Many long-sleeve and sleeveless tops are available to be worn under. Product code: L0178

$1,480

A-line, mixed fabrics, patchwork construction, hand-painted, appliqué, embroidery, hand stitching, pocket, one-button closure (modifiable for full closure by request), unlined.

Note: Each piece is available only in the size mentioned, but modifications to change the fit are always possible (longer, shorter, smaller, roomier, etc.), often with just button repositioning and often at no extra charge, so please ask.

Each piece is designed, constructed, hand-painted, distressed and embellished entirely by the artist, from start to finish.

There are always matching pieces and accessories. They just may not be listed yet, so please inquire if you cannot find something to complete the outfit.

Size: small to medium. Measurements: 36" unstretched chest, will stretch comfortably to about 44", 35-38" long.

Knit silk, silk chiffon, openwork cotton, high-tech pleats.

Deep teal, rust, green.

Dry clean or spot clean with water.

General cleaning instructions for all garments (also see care tag inside the clothing) are as follows:

  • Any garment can be dry-cleaned with the gentle/delicates method.
  • Items marked 'hand wash' can be washed by hand (not in the gentle or hand-wash machine cycle), separately, as briefly as possible, with minimal amount of mild detergent, particularly for hand-painted items. Follow with the spin cycle of the washing machine, and finish in medium heat dryer, unless hang-drying is recommended, which is the case for most knits.
  • Hand-pressing is recommended on most items after the wash and dry to straighten out the seams and edges which tend to pucker or curl on natural fabrics.
  • Some hand-dyed items may leak a bit of color during the washing, that is normal and will not affect the item. Using liquid softener during the wash will minimize any color leaking.

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