Rossetti, The Day Dream cosmetic bag

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100% cotton (305gsm) cosmetic bag with blue cotton lining and black zipper. The digitally printed pattern on the two sides of the purse is the same: a bust of a young woman emerging in the distance from a tree branch. With the detail from Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s painting The Day Dream, we can also delight our lovers of Pre-Raphaelite art and our nature-loving friends.

Dante Gabriel Rossetti: The Day Dream, 1880 © The Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The Day Dream is Rossetti's last finished work. The sitter for this painting was Jane Morris, the wife of William Morris, who often posed for Rossetti. At the time this was painted Rossetti was involved in an illicit love affair with Jane. He shows her sitting in the branches of a sycamore tree and holding a sprig of honeysuckle. This sweet-smelling climbing plant symbolised the bonds of love for the Victorians, and Rossetti may have included it here as a subtle reference to the relationship between artist and model. Rossetti was also a poet, and the title relates to his poem of the same name which ends: She dreams; till now on her forgotten book / Drops the forgotten blossom from her hand.

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Weight 0.04 kg
Material cotton
Size 180 mm x 223 mm
Back The same as the front.
Lining light blue
How to use Hand wash only. Do not tumble dry.

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