The pansy flower is beautiful little flower well loved for it’s charm, versatility and adding a swath of gorgeous colors to the garden. The pansy’s lineage comes from the tri- color viola (yellow, white and purple) a European wildflower. From these humble beginnings came the modern day pansy as we know it.
In Victorian England, the pansy flower was used for secret courting. Any display of love or passion was severely frowned upon and in order to communicate to potential romantic partners the pansy was employed. It was placed in what was called a tussie mussie which was a bunch of herbs wrapped in a doily with some flowers in the middle. The pansy flower was used to convey not easily expressed in Victorian England such as I’m feeling amorous towards you, I am thinking of you or I have thoughts of you or I’m missing you, but always it was about one person thinking of another.
*The plants used on this piece are real and hand pressed in Calgary, Alberta. The colours include yellow, blue and burgundy, and are very vivid, but may vary on the screen and in real life. Due to the nature of nature, each petal or leaf may have variables and imperfections, and the design may not be completely symmetrical because shapes and sizes can also vary.
*This beautiful piece shows how delicate nature is and gives an up close look at the simple details in each petal or leaf. Nature is to be cherished and this piece is a great way to let it live forever in your home.
White Canvas 30cm x 30cm. Hang only.