Amanatun Timor Cushions

S/N:IKAT275 to 277

  • £225.00 each, 3 available
  • €243 Euro
  • $287 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Amanatun Timor Cushions

PENNY WORRALL
These cushions are made from a thick handwoven cotton blanket from the Amanatun region of Timor, Indonesia. It dates to the 1930s and is in excellent condition. The blanket was woven in 3 panels and these cushions are pieced from the outer 2 panels. The colours are all natural dyes and include dark teal, ochre and stone. It is a very beautiful and calming palette which would enhance a natural and neutral interior scheme.
I've backed the cushions with a vintage hemp dyed a blue grey colour and there are zip fasteners and feather pads

Dimensions: 

  • H: 43cm (17in)
  • W: 64cm (25in)

Period: 

1930s

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PENNY WORRALL

By Appointment
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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