The Magpie Silk Pocket Square
Painted in 1868 by Claude Monet in a winter field at Étretat, Normandy, 'The Magpie' is one of the most iconic snowscapes of all the similar works painted by impressionist maestros of the late 19th century. The Magpie was painted towards the end of a period of tremendous personal turmoil for Monet, sentiments that resonate in every brushstroke of the artwork. The image of a lone magpie perched on a closed gate, taking in the desolation of a long, cold winter contrasts powerfully with the warm tones of the beams of a rising spring sun - a perfect window into the emotional tumult that Monet probably endured and the promise of a better future that lay ahead. It makes one wonder whether the true subject of the painting really is the magpie or rather Monet himself.
With our historical fine-art silk pocket square collection, we intend to bring you iconic pieces of art from eras past, expertly printed on the highest quality mulberry silk, at some of the best silk printing houses from around the world. With vivid hues and simple yet elegant borders, each uniquely hand-rolled pocket square gives you the opportunity to style your look in countless ways. Add on top the rich history behind each painting and these pocket squares transition from mere statement pieces to a conversation waiting to be had.
100% mulberry silk
16mm silk twill
41 x 41 cm
Gift box included
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