Clothe yourself with a traditional Indonesian piece in this intricate womens robe. Crafted using the art of batik printing, this flattering front-wrap robe features elegant blue waves peacefully washing across a dark sea. It comes with a matching belt....more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
'Sea of Shadows' robe displays blue waves washing serenely across a nighttime sea
Robe created with the ancient art of batik printing
Women's clothing features flattering front-wrap style, wide sleeves and matching belt
Hand wash or machine wash on gentle cycle; use mild detergent only
Story Behind the Art:
'My name is Desak Nyoman Parwati and I was born in Bali. I learned batik from Desak Putu Nithi in 1989. I love her dedication to her work and her concern for the people working with her. In 2000, I started my own art workshop. I create dresses from hand-painted batik textiles, with inspiration from fashion magazines, adapting them to Indonesian culture. I work with rayon, cotton linen and crinkle cloth. For the coloring, I use sulfur and remasol. 'I have built my career step by step. I started by asking my neighbors to come to my place to look at my collection and place orders if they like it. Now, there's so much to do, I need the help of several assistants!
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days from the order date.
Robe: 22.4 in W x 50.4 in L x 27.6 in Sleeve (center neck to cuff); Belt: 78.7 in L x 1.6 in W
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I bought this to wear on vacation. It is a great cover up for the pool or a robe. The fabric is beautiful, it washed very nicely in cold water. It also came in a lovely fabric box, which makes me think it would be a stunning gift.
I THOUGHT THIS WOULD BE A LOT ROOMER THAN IT IS. I AM A PLUS SIZE 18 AND FROM THE OTHER REVIEWS I THOUGHT THE CUT WOULD BE VERY GENEROUS, ITS NOT. IT CLOSES BUT NOT COMFORTABLY. THE FABRIC IS NOT AS SOFT AS I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE WILL KEEP IT ONLY BECAUSE ITS A HASSEL TO SEND BACK
I wanted a robe for the summer and this one was better than I had hoped for. It is soft on your skin, like a sheet, has pockets and is the length I desired. Besides all that, it is just a beautiful pattern.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. excellent
I purchased one of these robes for myself, then one for my husband. All three of my children and their spouses are getting a Novica robe for Christmas this year. The colors may be a tad darker or lighter than what you see in the picture. The first thing I did when I received my first robe was to wash it in HOT water and run it through a hot dryer at home. It is the initiation of anything I want to try that needs mettle in order to hold up at our house. Not only do these robes come out of the dryer wrinkle-free, the wrinkles fall out quickly if it is hung on a hook or hanger. Both my husband and I get many compliments on our robes. My husband is a size 2X in men's sizes, and this robe goes around him and maintains a decorum of modesty around house guests. Because it is light enough to do light housework in and not feel encumbered or over-warm, my husband wears his robe every day to cook breakfast. It washes, dries and packs so easily, I know I would return to Overstock and purchase its replacement if it were ever lost in luggage. This particular robe will be for my son-in-law.
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