Sunset Tunic, Madder

Sunset Tunic, Madder


This one of a kind all silk tunic is hand dyed with Madder root. The diagonal stripes are achieved by folding the fabric before it goes in the dye bath. Features a U neckline, contrast trim at neck and sleeves, on seam pockets, and french seams.  A classic shape that goes with leggings, or a belt and ballet flats.

Fabric: 100% hand dyed crepe de chine silk

Measures: 56" bust circumference, 50" waist circumference, 34" full length.  Oversized fit, slight peg shape

Care: Dry clean, or hand wash with cool water, hang to dry, hot iron.  


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This garment is part of a collaboration with textile artist Graham Keegan.  A skilled natural dyer, Graham works out of his studio space in Echo Park.  Each dye batch is small, and done by hand for quality.  He uses a variety of natural dyes, and this collaboration shows off his work with Madder root.  The mottled appearance of these pieces is a characteristic of hand dyed items.  All of the pieces in this collaboration are limited edition, or one of a kind.  Jill and Graham select fabric together for quality, luster, and hand.  Pattern and layout of the clothes has been carefully engineered.  Certain of the pieces have been dyed with a folding process that requires precision, and can take over an hour for a 2 yard piece of fabric.  Jill designs the garments, and cuts each one individually.  The result is a one of kind dress or top.  

See what fashion blog RackedLA has to say about our collaboration and the process of creating these pieces! Article here