Cotton batik robe, 'Red Floral Kimono'
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Robe: 135.99 cm Length (from high-point shoulder) x 145.01 cm Bust/chest x 65 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
Robe: 54" Length (from high-point shoulder) x 57" Bust/chest x 25.5" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
Belt: 196.01 cm L x 8 cm W
Belt: 77" L x 3.2" W
- 100% cotton
- Dry in the shade
- One size fits most
- Hand wash separately in cold water
- Handcrafted batik art--colors and pattern placement will vary
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"Images often grow from my Buddhist practice and love of Buddhist art, which can directly convey to the beholder feelings of stillness, kindness, and compassion."
"Joy and work are synonymous in my life. I work with amazing images, people and materials in one of the richest creative atmospheres in the world. What I love most is to bring pleasure to people through what I create, to everyone who sees or buys it, and to all of us involved in the creation.
"The awakening to 'this is how it should be' happened in 1969, when with a degree in art from the University of Wisconsin, I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area and it was time to find a 'job.' As a 'job' takes most of one's time in life, I realized it should be something I loved and wanted to continue to learn about. So, for the next 15 years, beginning during what was called 'The Food Revolution' in Berkeley, I was a chef, with a palette for an infinite variety of tastes, textures, colors, and temperatures.
"On my free time I would retreat California's North Coast and eventually built a solar, owner-built home in the forests of Mendocino county. Fantastically beautiful and rewarding, but one cold winter wet firewood drove me to pack and fly to Bali, where I found one of the richest creative atmosphere in the world and a whole new palette of materials opened to me.
"For the past 15 years I have been traveling through South East Asia, living in Bali and designing in stone and wood. Images often grow out of my Buddhist practice and love of Buddhist art, which can directly convey to the beholder feelings of stillness, kindness, and compassion. It opens us to our true nature, thus transmitting without words the heart of the Buddha's teachings. Many forms of great art, simple or complex, reflect something greater in us and the forms of Buddhism are some of the most interesting to me.
"In my experience, we get so busy with our contemporary lives, it is helpful to have images and objects around us that remind us that there is another way to be. And to be gentle with ourselves. I find a number of my Buddhas appear to be relaxing more than usual!
"I also design in fabric, inspired by the forms of Japan and the fabrics and colors of Bali. And I am working on photographs on fabric.
"I am following the dreams of my grandmother who wanted to be able to immerse herself in her art, which was painting on silk. And I am following the dreams of my yachtsman father, I am spending the rest of my life on a tropical island: mine having the most wonderful people to work with and infinite creative possibilities to explore."
I love my Jizo the protector statue which now resides in its place of honor in my garden. I wanted the statue since Jizo is the protector of unborn babies and I lost three before finally giving birth to my beloved Sarah Cassandra last March (a week before her birth I came down with a rare illness, HELLP syndrome (an extreme form of eclampsia) that gave me a stroke and put me in a coma. I emerged from the coma after three weeks and am making an excellent recovery, working on mostly short-term memory issues but blessedly NOT on a walker or crutches as the doctors feared. I participate in a zen meditation group on a weekly basis and feel so blessed to have come through the worst of this health crisis. I tell baby Sarah that she lived in heaven, looked down from her home in the clouds, saw a man and a woman who were so sad because they couldn't have a baby that she said, ""I want to go down there and make them a family."" (Unfortunately the clumsy stork dropped her on mommy's head!) Thanks again for your beautiful sculpture. I will treasure it always. Sincerely, Lisa
I purchased the 'Bali Meadow' Batik robe as a gift for my wife, and she was absolutely stunned with it. The robe arrived faster than I expected, wrapped in a beautiful bag, with handwritten note from Viktoria. The robe was exactly as described on the website, the fabric was nice and soft and the pattern print of superb quality. I highly recommend Viktoria's work. Thank you!
I am so proud to own the Midnight Rose robe. It looks and feels good. There are only two small things that would make it better - 1) loops for the belt and 2) pockets. But these are minor. I highly recommend this product and artist.
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BUST / CHEST
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Measure around the body approximately 1.5" below the natural waist (above). This is the area where most pants and skirts actually fit.
Standing with your heels together, measure around the fullest part of the body approx 7"-8" below the waist.
Measure around the base of the neck keeping the tape measure comfortably loose.
Bend elbow slightly and starting at the center back of the neck, measure across the shoulder, to the elbow and down to the wrist.
Our standard inseam length for women is 32" and 34" for men; however inseam measurements will vary slightly by style.
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