Limited edition silk twill kimono.
Handmade in Co. Antrim.
Antique buttons, circa 1850 (May vary from imagery)
Length, bottom of collar to hemline (back): 121cm approx
Width, armpit to armpit (back): 63cm approx
The Róisín Dubh Toile.. Inspired by one of Ireland’s most famous songs, ‘Róisín Dubh’, meaning ‘Little Dark Rose’ or ‘Dark Rosaleen’, The song is reputed to have originated in the camps of Red Hugh O'Donnell. The 16th century song is based on based on an older love-lyric which referred to the poet's beloved rather than, as it is often used, a metaphor for Ireland. a dramatic. A wild print featuring black horses and thorny dark roses, contrasting the dark imagery with a soft plaster pink background. The print is put into a repeat as a nod to a traditional toile print.
Please note that due to the nature of silk and with the silk being printed in small batches colours can vary slightly, although we try our best to ensure continuity. Due to this and computer/ phone screen settings the colours can look a little different to above.