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La Bohème Silk Scarf

Item# 10058885

La Bohème

This handmade scarf by artist and illustrator Nadia Roden captures the beauty and romance of La Bohème with words and images from the opera silk-screened onto fine satin. Puccini’s tale of young love among artists in 19th-century Paris unfolds in a visual style reminiscent of watercolor paintings.

  • 100% silk with satin finish
  • Hand-printed with hand-rolled edges
  • 36" square
  • Met Shop Exclusive

One of the most popular operas of all time, Puccini’s La Bohème premiered at Turin’s Teatro Regino in 1896. The work, renowned for its beautiful arias and emotional intensity, opens in the Parisian garret of a group of young artists and writers. This is where the poet Rodolfo meets his neighbor Mimì, who knocks on the door and asks to borrow a candle. Thus begins a fateful – and unforgettable – relationship as the two struggle to sustain their love against the challenges of poverty, jealousy and physical decline.

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