Mud cloth cushions

S/N:MUD21 & 22

  • £160.00 eacg, 2 available
  • €184 Euro
  • $203 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Mud cloth cushions

PENNY WORRALL
These 2 cushions are made from a lovely old mud cloth (bogolanfini). The cloth is hand spun and hand woven cotton, which is thick and strong with lots of texture. The cloth was originally brown from the mud colouring, but has now aged to a soft khaki colour. I have backed them with a khaki coloured vintage hemp and added zip fasteners and feather pads.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 41cm (16in)
  • W: 66cm (26in)

Period: 

mid 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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