Large Timor Ikat Cushions

S/N:IKAT151 & 152

  • £250.00 each
  • €274 Euro
  • $304 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Large Timor Ikat Cushions

PENNY WORRALL
This stunning and large pair of cushions come from a vintage selendang from the Amanuban region of Timor, Indonesia. It is made from thick cotton in an ikat weave of vibrant indigo and off white. The cushions are backed with a vintage handwoven indigo hemp from the Buyi minority, which adds to their appeal. They have zip fasteners and feather pads.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 56cm (22in)
  • W: 56cm (22in)

Period: 

mid 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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