The Kyoto silk scarf designed by Ellen Martin has been digitally printed with a striking repeat pattern in red and pale blue. The design was developed from an original collage inspired by plants casting shadows on the streets of Kyoto.
This versatile square scarf can be draped or knotted round the neck.
Printed and finished in Scotland.
Approx. 82x82cm, 100% silk
Originally from the neighbouring Isle of Mull, Ellen Martin is an Edinburgh-based designer specialising in printed and dyed textiles.
Influenced by traditional Japanese textile techniques learnt in Kyoto while researching for her graduate collection at The Glasgow School of Art, her focus is on hand-drawing, collage and repeat pattern.
From her home studio, Ellen produces prints using techniques including digital printing, screen-printing and katazome - a Japanese resist-dyeing method.