Hand Block Print and Embroidered Velvet Coat
This velvet long coat marks new milestones for Rastah as we continue to experiment with fabric and production processes. The grey distressed viscose velvet fabric is uniquely block-printed with a new technique and pattern exclusive to Rastah’s studio. The design features a host of ‘wild’ imagery, creating a rich tapestry of flora and fauna and evoking the feeling of a lush Indian jungle.
Pops of colour, added through hand embroidered detail work, add playfulness and depth to this chic and otherwise formal garment. The peacock is a particularly important regional motif and a longstanding feature of Rastah’s iconography. To us, the peacock is a perfect embodiment of the effortless regality and vibrance so easily associated with subcontinental aesthetics. The back panel of the coat features a large, colorful iteration of this subject, painstakingly hand printed by a single artisan, Aslam Mirza, a long term collaborator with the house. The inside of the coat is lined with pink satin silk, while along the collar there is a visible wooden show button.
*THIS ITEM IS MADE BY HAND AND YOUR PIECE MAY DIFFER SLIGHTLY FROM THE ONE IN THE PICTURE*
*THIS IS A LIMITED EDITION ITEM WHICH WILL NOT BE RESTOCKED ONCE SOLD OUT*
- Slightly oversized fit
- satin silk lining
- distressed velvet
- hand block printed
- hand embroidered detailing
- viscose velvet fabric
- wooden show button
- Hand block printed cotton strips appliquéd on to to garment
- Washing/Handling: Hand wash with cold water inside out & hang to dry
- Male Model: 6 ft; Wearing Medium