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Apsara Indigo Maxi Kaftan Dress

Sale price$265.00

This fascinatingly unique dress which we call Apsara is named after Jean Marie's Auntie Jean's sailing boat that was built in her Aunt's apartment in Bombay in the 1950's.  Needless to say Uncle David was a true Brit and a crazy sailor to boot. It took months and months to build the boat which consumed the whole of their sitting room. The interesting part is that once the boat was built, nobody had thought ahead of time about how to get it out of the apartment and into Bombay Harbour! A photo of the Apsara in Bombay Harbour lives on the dining room wall in Jean Marie's bungalow on the Isle of Wight, which was lovingly left to her by her beloved Auntie Jean.

An Apsara is a type of female spirit of the clouds in Hindu and Buddhist culture. In Indian mythology specifically , apsaras are beautiful, supernatural female beings. They are youthful and elegant, and superb in the art of dancing. We 

This dress is hand block printed using natural vegetable dyes and indigo and is printed in a very special village in India that is famous its for intricate hand block prints with complex border patterns.

You are sure to be unique and make an impact wherever you go wearing this fabulous dress! Tassels are hand made and hand beaded.

Length 54"

Ones size fits all with adjustable drawstring waist.

100% cotton voile

Delicate cold wash in lingerie bag to protect tassels or hand wash cold, hang dry.

This fabric is block printed by hand, creating subtle variations in the pattern. Each piece is a unique work of art worthy of honor and celebration.   Washing this garment before wearing is recommended in order to prevent indigo dye from rubbing.

Apsara Indigo Maxi Kaftan Dress
Apsara Indigo Maxi Kaftan Dress Sale price$265.00