Dai wedding blanket long cushion

S/N:DAI32

  • £450.00
  • €486 Euro
  • $574 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Dai wedding blanket long cushion

PENNY WORRALL
This beautiful long cushion is made from a vintage Dai minority wedding blanket in light and dark indigo, camel and off white. To show off the textile which was woven on a narrow loom, it's been framed with a border top and bottom. The fabric for this border is also taken from the original quilt and is an indigo dyed handwoven cotton. I've backed the cushion with indigo dyed vintage hemp and there is a zip fastener and feather pad.
A unique and exquisite item, perfect for dressing a bed or a special sofa.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 41cm (16in)
  • W: 91cm (36in)

Period: 

pre 1950s

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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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