La Femme aux Semelles de Vent

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Scarf title: La Femme aux Semelles de Vent

Dimension: 90 x 90cm

Artist name: Aline Honore

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Feature: Tibet, traveller, leopard print, tiger print, tibetan jewelry

Material: 100% silk

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Estimated Hermes retail price: USD415 (SGD577)

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Image credit: yocco_7890 (Instagram)

The carre borrows its title from the ephitet “The man with wind for his soles” that Verlaine has used of his friend, the travel poet Rimbaud. It pays homage to Alexandra. David-Neel (1868-1969), the explorer, versed in knowledge, who studied oriental philosophies and covered thousands of kilometres crossing Central Asia and the Far East. Like the rugs and clothing of these regions, the carre is bordered with fur bands, here printed on the silk, and embroidered braids, mixing ethnic, geometric or floral patterns, interspersed with pieces of gold-work, charms, and earrings of silver, coral and turquoise.


The estimated resale value is just a rough approximation. The resale values can be greatly differ depending on the (limited edition) design, condition, colourway, material and rarity. Eventually, the deal price is the result of agreed price between a willing buyer and seller.


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