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Vine Motif Cotton Shirtdress in Azure from Ghana, 'Virtuous Vine'

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Vine Motif Cotton Shirtdress in Azure from Ghana, 'Virtuous Vine'

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Crafted from azure cotton, this collared tunic-style dress from Ghana is designed and created by Elizabeth Kumi. She decorates this dress with elegant printed vine patterns that showcase hues of maize and crimson. A pleated chest accents this long-sleeve dress, which features a button-up front and a tie around the waist.

Made in Ghana

  • 100% cotton
  • Features a button closure
  • Hand wash only
  • Dry in the shade
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • 10 grams
  • 0.35 oz
  • L: 101.6 cm Length (from high-point shoulder) x 111.76 cm Bust x 104.14 cm Waist
  • L: 40" Length (from high-point shoulder) x 44" Bust x 41" Waist
  • XL: 104.14 cm Length (from high-point shoulder) x 119.38 cm Bust x 111.76 cm Waist
  • XL: 41" Length (from high-point shoulder) x 47" Bust x 44" Waist
  • XXL: 106.68 cm Length (from high-point shoulder) x 127 cm Bust x 121.92 cm Waist
  • XXL: 42" Length (from high-point shoulder) x 50" Bust x 48" Waist
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Elizabeth Kumi

Meet the Artist

Artfully crafted by Elizabeth Kumi from West Africa.

 

Meet the Artist

Elizabeth Kumi

Elizabeth Kumi

"My goal for the future is to acquire an embroidery machine to do embroidery, and to employ more staff to help my community."

“My name is Elizabeth Kumi, born to Madam Christiana Aboagye and Mr. Gilbert Kumi. My parents are disciplined people,... and that was what I learned from them. I was born in the Greater Accra Region specifically East Legon, Shiashie. I have only one sibling; that is my brother in Shiashie. My parents live in Peki, in the Volta region. I went to school in Hohoe in the Volta region, and later moved to live with my brother, in order to help him run errands while he financed my education. I studied a secretarial course in secondary school and then diverted to a fashion school in Osu, Accra. All the while growing up, I sewed my clothes myself, so I had the flair for sewing.

“Right after secondary school, the love for sewing rekindled, and I had to polish it up at the fashion school. I learned clothing and drafting in fashion school. After a year at the fashion school, I graduated and started practicing. I started to sew for friends, family and myself at the house, until I acquired a shop. I have been able to employ two permanent staff who help me out. I draw my inspiration from nature and colors.

“I deal with both men’s and women’s apparel, in designs with long sleeves, short sleeves, caftans, long dresses and short dresses. I have a son who is in school and I aim to work hard for my son to soar higher in life. My goal for the future is to acquire an embroidery machine to do embroidery, and to employ more staff to help my community. I hope to have a wonderful time at NOVICA.”

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WOMEN S M L XL XXL
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
BUST 35 - 36 37 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48
WAIST 27 - 28 29 - 30 31 - 33 34 - 36 38 - 40
HIPS 37 - 38 39 - 40 42 - 43 45 - 46 49 - 50
MEN S M L XL XXL
CHEST 36 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48 50 - 52
WAIST 30 - 32 32 - 34 35 - 37 38 - 41 43 - 45
NECK 14 - 14.5 15 - 15.5 16 - 16.5 17 - 17.5 18 - 18.5
SLEEVE 32.5 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5
FINDING YOUR SIZE

Take your measurements with the tape measure over your under garments. If your measurements fall between sizes you may prefer the next larger size. Inseam, skirt and dress lengths vary by style and will be listed in the item description. Our sweaters are knit in standard American sizes, however actual measurements vary by style.

BUST / CHEST

Measure around the fullest part of chest under the arms and over the shoulder blades keeping the tape measure level.

WAIST

Measure around the smallest part of the waist keeping the tape measure comfortably loose. Most garments use the low waist measurement noted below.

LOW WAIST

Measure around the body approximately 1.5" below the natural waist (above). This is the area where most pants and skirts actually fit.

HIPS

Standing with your heels together, measure around the fullest part of the body approx 7"-8" below the waist.

NECK

Measure around the base of the neck keeping the tape measure comfortably loose.

SLEEVE

Bend elbow slightly and starting at the center back of the neck, measure across the shoulder, to the elbow and down to the wrist.

INSEAM

Our standard inseam length for women is 32" and 34" for men; however inseam measurements will vary slightly by style.

 

Belts with buckles are measured in inches that correspond to a waist size however, most people do not wear belts on the waist, they wear them closer to the hips. A buckle belt measurement is take from the end of the "pin" of the buckle to the middle hole on the belt. Generally there are 5 holes for size adjustment, with a 1" space between each, so the middle hole will the be average size of the belt.

For at tie belt (no buckle) measure the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This again is the medium size of the belt.

For a soft fabric tie belt it can be called "1 size fits most" and the entire length of the belt should be measured and listed.

See buckle/tie belt size standards below.

WOMEN S M L XL  
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
inches 26 - 30 28 - 32 31 - 35 34 - 38 38 - 42
cm 76 - 86 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

MEN S M L XL XXL
inches 30 - 34 32 - 36 35 - 39 39 - 43 43 - 47
cm 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5 109 - 119

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

Sash tie length

Lay sash/tie out flat away from the garment and measure from end to end.

Belt with buckle

Measure from the end of the pin of the buckle (where it touches the buckle) to the middle hole.

Belt without buckle

Measure from the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This is will give you the medium size of the belt.

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