The ammonite cowl was inspired by seashells of the Northern Atlantic. It is both an accessory and a sculptural object. Locally sourced alpaca, which is very soft, ultra-light, and hypoallergenic, is felted by hand, then pleated, using the ancient technique of arashi shibori. 90% alpaca, 10% silk organza. Available in Blue Mussel, Strawberries & Cream, Shell, and Sky.

 

Jeannet Leendertse's grew up in The Netherlands where she spent much of her childhood crafting with fabric, using her grandmother’s hand-crank sewing machine. She studied graphic design and at 27 left for New York in search of an internship. After completing her degree cum laude, She moved to the Boston area and became an award-winning book designer. In 2014 she turned her focus once again to textiles.

 

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Ammonite Cowl by Jeannet Leendertse

$140.00Price
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