Indigo and soot Silk Dress. Natural dye Sz small, medium
Tie dye silk dress.
natural indigo and soot ink dyes were used to dye this dress.
This is simple silk dress is made with medium weight crepe de chine pure silk (silk with matte surface with slight hint of sheen).
Medium size dress, suitable for US women's size 8 to 10. Please see below for the measurements of dress.
The abstract pattern was created using "Shibori" method (traditional Japanese tie-dye method). Silk fabric is washed, tied and dipped into indigo vat several times for the medium blue indigo coloring. Dyed fabric is then sewn into a dress.
No artificial dyes were used for this dress. This dress is perfect for someone with hypersensitivity to dyes.
This is one-of-a-kind dress, made one at a time.
Gentle hand washing or dry clean is recommended.
Please note, with any indigo dyed fabric, with multiple washings, some bleeding and fading can be expected. This is natural process. Color will become more mellow with the age.
specs*, measured from front of garment.:
shoulder width: 20.25"
width at the bottom hem: 22.5"
*Please note, there is very little stretch in pure silk, therefore, garment measurements need be to be at least 2" wider than wearer's measurements. Please read the garment specs carefully before you purchase. Thank you.
all xsilk items are hand made, from cutting, sewing, dyeing to painting.
plenty of time and attention goes into each and every piece.
each piece is one of a kind and original Xsilk design.
*some striation and irregularities in colors are characteristic of hand dyed process and should not be considered as defects.