Small silk square Grande Ourse


Great bear.

Portrait of a bear in an icy desert.

Inspired by the world of San beadwork in the Kalahari Desert, Namibia.

  • Square dimensions 50 x 50 cm
  • GOTS certified silk twill
  • Entirely hand painted drawing
  • Rolled edges finition
  • 100% made in France : silk woven, printed and made up in France, by  “Living Heritage Companies” workshops
  • Wrapped in tissue paper and slipped inside an Ourse Blanche case

Only 1 left in stock


Grande Ourse painting symbolizes strength and serenity. A bear alone in an immense space, which smiles, well with herself.

The designs are hand painted, by Ourse Blanche in her workshop in Angers. They are printed unretouched on silk, in limited edition.

Ourse Blanche works with GOTS-labeled silk woven in France. All the silk pieces are printed and made by hand in France, in workshops labeled “Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant” (Living Heritage Companies)

Timeless and artisanal silk piece, the small silk square Grande Ourse is the ultimate gift. It is carefully wrapped in tissue paper and slipped inside an Ourse Blanche case.

  • Inspiration

The artistic universe of this painting is inspired by the San of the Kalahari Desert’s artcraft, in Namibia. Their craftsmanship is recognized for beadwork embroidery. Their purified style often represents one or more animals.

  • Some knotting ideas

Tie your scarf around your neck with a tie knot.

Artcraft silk square made in France

Small silk square Grande Ourse


Only 1 left in stock