Design: A handwoven Thai silk ikat pillow cover in emerald green and light grey. Reverse in light grey silk. Knife edge finish, double stitched seams, and invisible bottom zipper are added for durability and tailored finish.
Textile Origin: The ikat resist dye technique can be dated to prehistoric eras found from South American to India, Japan, and South and Central Asia. The ikat process starts with a resist dying process of the yarn so that, when woven together, the elaborate pattern is revealed. Each regions' patterns are unique based on their individual cultural influences. King Rama V of Siam brought Japanese and Indian weaving experts to Thailand during his reign to perfect Thai weavers crafts in Northern Thailand. Today, this area remains the center for elaborate hand woven silk production of ikat.
Design: A stunning black and ivory African mud cloth starts with handwoven organic cotton and backed in a heavier weight handwoven cotton for rich texture. Knife edge finish, double stitched seams and an invisible bottom zip are added for durability and a tailored finish.
Textile Origin: Mud cloth, originating out of Mali in West Africa, tells a unique story about individual tribal communities. Symbolic motifs, patterns and colours identify the tribes' social status, occupation, mythological beliefs passed down for generations, and internal tribal references to identify members of their community. Traditionally, cotton is hand woven by the men, and the women are responsible for the design using fermented mud for dying. Black and white patterned mud cloth provides a stunning abstract contrast, and the perfect statement piece for your space.
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Design: Hand dyed batik cotton pillow cover with Greek key pattern in black and ivory. Reverse in black cotton with button closure. Knife edge construction and double stitched seams for durability and tailored finish.
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Design: A vintage flat weave Kurdish kilim lumbar pillow cover in wool provides a stunning one of a kind statement piece with its symmetrical geometric pattern in black, cranberry and ivory. With the reverse side in black, the pillow cover is finished with knife edge construction, double stitched seams and an invisible zipper located on the back for a tailored finish.
Textile Origin: This stunning flat weave kilim is a perfect example of folk art from the nomadic Kurdish tribes of the South Eastern Anatolian city of Hakkari near the Iraq, Turkey border. The beautiful geometric patterned kilim rugs hand crafted by women on their home looms are these nomads main expression of their cultural heritage and a reflection of their natural surroundings. As such, the arched geometric symbol references the sacred rams that live amongst this nomadic shepherd community providing precious life essentials.
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