Friday, September 9, 2016

TEXTURES CAFTAN 1


Textures  for a Caftan
Proposition 1

Tekke Turkmen Woman's Coats, Central Asia early 20th Century ( black ) , ca 1940s ( red ) / Silks
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Wedding Stole "Phulakiya Ludaki" ,  Vaghadia Rabari tribe , Kutch , Gujarat , India / Wools


Up cycled satin silk embroidered with big flower .


I cut it to incorporate it on the base fabric : the wool from the Rabari Stole



 The embroidered part from the Rabari stole will be on the caftan's back, bottom.

The 2 necklines embroidered from the Tekke Coat.
The 2 models were very damaged , because their old ages : the black was more 100 years old , the red was an old lady close to 80 years old , the silks was broken . Fortunately the magnificent embroideries are in perfect conditions .

I will use the red as collar / neckline for the caftan.
The black neckline is reserved for another Caftan Proposition.









Suite as soon as possible , when I have natural light to take pictures !
Autumn light , which mean no light , grey everywhere , in this second summer day 2016 .
I cannot take correct pictures of my work in these conditions, I hate the artificial lights.
I am a quite maniac with the photographs .....

The lining : It will be a silk ....

UPDATE :
The base work .
It will be ornamented with rustic wool embroideries , coin , amulets , tassels , etc .......




The xxl flower is fixed / quoted by hundred needle points .
Colors threads : red / pink / orange / green





Suite .....



















Front work in progress :







Thank you for your visit

Jenny Eve

SUITE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE ...

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