The somewhat more tightly woven wool for this cocoon comes from a kimono. It is less fluid than kimono silk: thus we have selected it for our winter edition. Red and ochre-shaded flowers are strewn over a blue background. The inner lining is of champagne-coloured silk satin. This gorgeous Japanese fabric had been waiting on the roller to find its ultimate purpose: we used it to make four cocoons for violin and one for viola.
This cocoon is made partially or entirely of vintage materials. For our vintage line we use original silk kimono fabrics, but also a series of further upcycling materials. Such creations are always labelled with the term “vintage”. Vintage materials correspond with the current outlook of our times, with an increased demand for sustainability. They testify to a beauty that lasts through the ages: its value does not fade away in the eye of the beholder. These fabrics were either originally sewn into a beautiful piece of clothing, or they found their way to us from the reserve stocks of talented seamstresses. Of course these fabrics have been cleaned, but due to their historical nature they can show signs of wear and tear.
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