Penelope Oversized Scarf
“There is indeed something delightful about being able to combine obedience and disobedience in the same act.” ― Margaret Atwood
Break the rules to stay true to your love. Be loyal to your style. And, never let them know your secrets with your Penelope scarf tied or draped in any way you wish. Honouring tradition and the art of embroidery, this print has been designed in homage to Penelope, the clever Queen of Ithaca.
Also available: Penelope Caftan
- 100% Twill Silk
- Handcrafted in Greece
- 140cm x 140cm
Penelope Queen of Ithaca
Penelope, one of Homer's immortal women, was the paragon of marital fidelity — a serious and industrious character, a devoted wife and mother. She was rich. She was beautiful. She had 108 suitors inside her house, asking her hand in marriage.
Ethically made pieces offer the opportunity to invest in exceptional clothing that have been consciously crafted and last forever. For Mia Papaefthimiou setting up MIA PAPA as an ethical and ‘slow’ fashion brand dedicated to sustainable practices considering both people working on it and the planet was mandatory. For this reason, the brand has collaborated from day one with expertized local artisans who craft the entire production line by hand, from sewing to printing.