Fine cotton rib long sleeve tee
Contrast seam at center front and back
Lettuce edge at neckline and hems
100% Organic Cotton
Made in Portugal
Model wears a size S
Vegetally dyed with rubia – due to the nature of dye method color may vary
Also known as madder, rubia is a perennial plant. Rubia dye comes from the root of the plant. It is a species of flowering plant in the coffee family Rubiaceae. The resulting colour when used for dyeing is a red, pink or orange colour depending on the pretreatment. The root is scrubbed, dried in sunlight and boiled in water to extract the dye in solution. The dye is a natural mordant. Rubia has a medicinal effect including antimicrobial and antibacterial properties, it can be used to heal wounds or you can drink it as a tea. Rubia has been used as a dye for thousands of years.