Vintage Japanese Kimono Silk Pillow Cover with Hand Embroidered Butterfly Pattern in Burnt Orange

Tamarind Living

Design: Vintage silk kimono fabric with hand embroidered double butterfly motif in rich orange covers the front and back of this pillow cover. Knife edge construction, double stitched seams, and invisible bottom zipper are added for durability and tailored finish.

Textile Origin: Translated as “thing to wear”, the kimono can be dated back to the 14th century with the most stylized garments emerging during the Edo Period. These large pieces of draped silk and cotton acted as canvases for artists to embellish with woven and hand dyed patterns, colours and embroidery identifying the seasons and social class of the wearer. From the early 20th century, styles were influenced by the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movement with wonderful large-scale patterns and embroidery. Naturalism is a popular theme adorning luxurious Japanese textiles. This elegant butterfly motif symbolizes happiness and springtime. The kimono fabric is an exquisite art form in itself with refined detail that makes exceptional decorative additions to your space.

Product Details:

  • Available Size (width x length): 12" x 16" / 32 x 43 cm
  • Material: 100% silk
  • Special Technique: woven and hand embroidered
  • Closure: Hidden Bottom Zipper
  • Color and Pattern: Woven Butterfly Pattern in Orange
  • Country of Textile Origin: Japan
  • Style: Traditional, Resort
  • Room Use: Living Room, Bedroom
  • Washing Care: Dry Clean
  • Insert is Not Included


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