The Green Man | Organic Tank Top
This design was created by Villkat Arts to feature one of the most well known faces within mythology: The Green Man. The back is printed with a spiraling triskele of oak leaves.
It is printed in a light silver-gold ink (similar to a champagne colour), deep red, and deep green, these represent the seasons of the year and the oak leaf itself.
***Please note: This gold is different than the golden green man hoodies!
The connection we have with nature appears in mythology and lore across the ages, and can be seen in iconography globally.
Whether the Green Man speaks to you about the coming of spring, the darkness of winter, or summer abundance, there’s no doubt this oak embedded elder reminds us to stop and remember that we are rooted in the natural cycles of the world.
Creatures like Jack in the Green and faces buried in foliage have been hidden in buildings and decorative motifs from the Iron Age to the current era. The classical writers describe oak trees as sacred to the druids, and some say Thor is affiliated with the concept of sacred oaks in ancient Germanic traditions as well.
MATERIAL & MAKE
Our Tank Tops are made with ethically sourced 100% organic cotton and are hand printed in house by Northern Fire artists at our workshop in Wales. Our inks are water based and locally sourced and to minimise the negative impact of the textile industry on the environment.
For more information about our commitment to sustainability, you can keep up to date with what we are doing within the collective on our environmental page.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Known as Villkat Arts in his tattoo work, Ash is celebrated globally for his ability to communicate the shamanistic and spiritual components of the ancient world through his artistry. With a focus on Celtic and Nordic symbolism, Ash’s intention and energy shines through in each of his works to create a connection between the viewer (or wearer) and the depth of meaning within these art styles. The journey of re-discovering his Northern European heritage is part of Ash’s artistic journey and can be seen in his woodwork, pyrography, painting, and tattoo work.
See more of the art Ash has created for Northern Fire here.
SIZE / DIMENSIONS
This item is designed to fit. If you prefer a looser fitting Tank Top, we would recommend considering the next size up.
35" / 90 cm
39" / 99 cm
43" / 109 cm
47" / 119 cm
|XXL||51" / 129 cm|
Please check the dimensions are correct for you as sizes differ between regions.