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Talismanic Ensemble for the Era of CO

Talismanic Ensemble for the Era of COVID-19

Nazanin Hedayat Munroe, Ph.D.

Handmade Screen-Printed Silk Organza Cloak,

and Digitally Printed Cotton Dress

30" w x 44" h x 5" d (Dress size 6/8)

Not For Sale; Accepts Commissions

New York, New York



Art Direction: Nazanin Hedayat Munroe

Photo Credit: Anthony Witt

Model: Alia Shenasa


This ensemble is my attempt to create a protective cloud in this era of COVID-19. The dress is printed with a pattern of a head sprouting positive thoughts, representing the inner self. The cloak is printed with a protective "evil eye" to ward off illness, and becomes a physical barrier representing the social distance that separates all of us into bubbles of fear and isolation.

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