Texas Postal Worker Is A Hermes Scarf Artist
Frank goes on to pen, "According to a fascinating profile in Texas Monthly by Jason Sheeler, the only American designer of Hermes scarves is a man named Kermit Oliver. For the past 30 years he has sorted mail on the night shift of the Waco post office."
"He spends six months to a year deisgning the scarves, paints them on a 90-by-90 centimeter square (the size of the scarf) and FedEx’s them to Paris. He said the money and fame doesn’t interest him, which is why his main job is sorting mail," writes Frank.
Shown above, Hermes "Pony Express"scarf designed by postal worker Kermit Oliver whose works have sold for five figures at Houston galleries.
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