Cosmographia Universalis shawl 140


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Shawl in cashmere and silk with hand-rolled edges (70% cashmere, 30% silk).

Printed on our iconic cashmere and silk material, this giant scarf is supple, light and easy to wear. It’s the ideal companion for wrapping up on cold days.

Made in France

Designed by Jan Bajtlik

Dimensions: 140 x 140 cm

The story behind

Sebastian Münster was a cartographer, historian, astronomer, mathematician and scholar of Hebrew. His book Cosmographia Universalis was published for the first time in Germany in 1544, and one of the most widely read books of the 16th century. When Jan Bajtlik discovered an original edition in a Polish library, he was fascinated by this vision of the world made up of myths and legends. His scarf represents an imaginary landscape and combines architecture, fauna and flora. By using seahorses, sea monsters or even pyramids as models, he creates a dreamlike universe populated by extraordinary creatures.