Percival and Sophy Hollington unveil exclusive apparel collection: The Deacon of Dark River
Percival and Brighton based artist and illustrator Sophy Hollington have collaborated on an exclusive apparel collection inspired by the Icelandic ghost story, The Deacon of Dark River.
Not being one to cut corners, Sophie produced a hand-carved linocuts for the collection, which has been embroidered and screen printed in London, on Percival’s 220-gram cotton jersey.
The Deacon of Dark River tells the story of a woman who is conned into going for a horse ride with the ghost of her dead boyfriend and former deacon. The ghost tries to pull her into his grave, but she manages to struggle free.
The riding scene is focal in Sophie’s design, depicted on all pieces in the collection along with the quote “The moon glides, death rides”.
The collection is available on https://www.percivalclo.com/collections/sophy-hollington and at the Percival Soho store.