Hermès Creates Silk Scarf with Armenian Alphabet
PARIS – To mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the charity association Protestant-France-Armenia Solidarity (SFPA), Pierre-Alexis Dumas, artistic director of Hermès, presented to the Petrossian restaurant the new square Hermès silk scarf styled with Armenian alphabet letters on September 1.
Designed by Karen Pétrossian, this scarf honors Mesrop Matchots, creator of the Armenian alphabet.
The proceeds from the sale of this exclusive creation, limited edition, is wholly devoted to the benefit of humanitarian and cultural activities of SFPA in Armenia.
Janik Manissian, President of SFPA, warmly thanked Hermès and designer Karen Petrossian for the realization of this unique artistic work that will contribute to
“support an ever more urgent and essential humanitarian action.”
Many personalities and representatives of the French press attended the presentation, including:
- Ambassador to France Vigen Tchitetchian
- NKR representative Hovhannes Guevorguian
- Bishop Norvan Zakarian
- Valerie Toranian, managing editor of Elle magazine and others notables.
By Jean Eckian