Atis Fanm Matènwa
Atis Fanm consists of a group of women from Matènwa, a rural village in the mountains of la Gonave, an island off the coast of Haiti. More about Atis Fanm Matènwa
The women of Atis Fanm Matènwa in Haiti make beautiful paintings on silk scarves.
Their culture, voodoo religion together with the flora and fauna of their island are the most important source of inspiration.
Each scarf is signed by the woman who made it.
Because of its beautiful lustre and colourfulness, silk is a very stylish and very popular fibre. Silk is flexible and comfortable and has the unique quality to warm you when it is cold and cool you when it is hot. Silk is durable, lightweight, non-allergic and feels soft to the skin. More about Silk