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Handmade in Italy
Fabric: 100% linen
Length: 147cm (= 58 inch)
Construction: 3-fold hand rolled
This linen has been washed after the printing process to soften the fabric. This ensures a great tie knot with a beautiful, deep dimple. The printing itself is done in the same way as our common silk florals - screen printed by hand in Macclesfield, UK.
Forest green ground with shades of blue, oatmeal and gold. Just add a navy fresco suit, blue striped shirt, orange samurai pocket square, navy ramie braces and brown single monks.
In the quiet hills of the British countryside lies the traditional heart of English silk printing: Macclesfield. Once home to numerous manufactories that produced the inimitable screen-printed silk connoisseurs love so dearly, today there are only two left that produce what internationally became known as “British Neats”. But the quality that comes out of these traditional places is still unparalleled: nothing beats the depth and character of hand-printed silk. The time-consuming printing process requires a lot of experience to get right, as the color reacts after printing with oxygen and forms the final shade: a delicate process, requiring a delicate hand. The result is a lush, rich, almost 3D-like effect we just love.