Beautiful Long Zhuang Cushions

S/N:ZHUANG496 & 497

  • £380.00 each
  • €436 Euro
  • $480 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Beautiful Long Zhuang Cushions

PENNY WORRALL
These 2 long cushions are made from an early Zhuang wedding blanket in thick orange silk, with accents of blue and purple. The corners have been edged with hand made silk tassels, and the back is a thick vintage hemp. There are zip fasteners and feather pads.
These large long cushions are ideal for dressing beds, propped up against the pillows or benches and other areas of secondary seating.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 34cm (13.5in)
  • W: 91cm (36in)

Period: 

early C20

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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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