Roisin Dubh Toile Black Scarf. Crepe de Chine
Ltd edition of 300, 100% silk with a handrolled edge, 130cm x 130cm.
The Roisin 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, wild print featuring black horses, thorny dark roses and a dreamscape of a ship sailing across the night sky.
Please note that due to the nature of silk and with the scarves being printed in small batches that 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.