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Rain Cape: Dale Chihuly's "Lapis Macchia"

Rain Cape: Dale Chihuly's "Lapis Macchia"


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Art aficionados already know that most museums prohibit bulky raincoats, slickers and umbrellas, so getting the best waterproof jacket is important when you want to stroll galleries, sightsee, and explore museums. RainCaper's Fine Art Collection is a sophisticated wardrobe solution that is a rain jacket, a light layer to keep you warm, and a fashion statement all in one.

Dale Chihuly is an American artist known for revolutionizing the studio glass movement. We are thrilled to offer this wearable interpretation of Chihuly's art with the Lapis Macchia RainCaper, which features a detail from the artist's Macchia series.

  • Reverse Color: Royal blue
  • One size fits most
  • Easily packable—perfect for travel!
  • 100% Polyester
  • Machine Wash in cold or warm water, gentle cycle
  • Hang to dry
  • Product type: Rain Cape
  • Shipping Weight: 1.0 lb (16.0 oz; 454 g)
  • SKU010007094 | 0700811462065

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Dale Chihuly

About the Artist

Dale Chihuly

Dale Chihuly, born in 1941 in Tacoma, Washington, is widely celebrated as one of the most innovative and influential glass artists of our time. His journey into the world of glass began in the late 1960s when he studied under Harvey Littleton, who established the first glass program in the United States at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Fascinated by its luminous and malleable qualities, Chihuly pursued further studies at the prestigious Venini glass factory in Venice, Italy, where he mastered traditional glassblowing techniques.

Throughout his career, Chihuly has pushed the boundaries of glass as an artistic medium, revolutionizing contemporary glass art with his groundbreaking techniques and vibrant creations. He is renowned for his large-scale installations and breathtaking sculptures that explore themes of nature, light, and form. His signature works often feature organic shapes and vivid colors, inspired by the flora and fauna of the Pacific Northwest where he grew up.

Chihuly's impact on the art world is immeasurable, with his works exhibited in major museums and collections worldwide. Despite facing challenges, including a 1976 car accident that left him blind in one eye and a 1979 bodysurfing accident that severely injured his shoulder, Chihuly's passion for glass has remained undiminished. Today, his legacy continues to inspire generations of artists and enthusiasts, solidifying his status as a visionary in the realm of contemporary glass art.


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Founded by mother-daughter duo Jan Hartman and Lindsay Hagerman, Pennsylvania-based RainCaper®launched in 2016. Designer Jan ran a destination retail store where she and daughter Lindsay offered distinctive gifts and accessories for 24 years.

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