Alor ikat cushion with Azeri tassels

S/N:IKAT216

  • £160.00
  • €190 Euro
  • $210 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Alor ikat cushion with Azeri tassels

PENNY WORRALL
This cushion is made from a vintage handwoven ikat from Alor, Indonesia. There are lots of colours in the weave but the dominant is a browny-plum colour. I'm not sure what to call it. I have added vintage Azeri tassels to the corners, which are a work of art in themselves. It is backed with coral coloured vintage hemp, has a zip fastener and feather pad. I love this cushion.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 37cm (14.5in)
  • W: 57cm (22.5in)

Period: 

second half C20

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PENNY WORRALL

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Surrey
CR8 3QP
United Kingdom

I am inspired by the exquisite textiles designed and woven long ago by artisans often in some of the most challenging environments in the world. I love to find a new use for these textiles so that they become relevant in today’s interiors. Turning them into beautiful and unique cushions or lampshades or simply by framing them as a piece of wall art.

I particularly love the bright colours of the silk dowry textiles woven by the minority groups in South West China and the more organic raphia cloths and cotton stripweaves from the Kuba and Yoruba ethnic groups in West Africa.

My signature look mixes these bright and sophisticated silk brocades (especially the pinks!) with the contrasting rustic indigos and cottons, often embellished with embroidery or applique.

I work out of my studio in Purley, Surrey where you are very welcome by appointment to view current stock and other textiles or to discuss bespoke projects.

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