Vintage Japanese Bolster Pillow -Pink Kimono Silk, Green Velvet, Cranes Floral Embroidery

Regular price £275.00

Extra long Japanese bolster pillow cut from a vintage Uchikake wedding kimono in red, pink and orange blush with stunning silk embroidery of flowers and cranes. Finished with a green velvet back.

* 91cm x 31cm / 36" x 12" approx.
* Limited edition of 2
* Ethically made from recycled materials
* Fully lined in cotton
* Concealed zip in base
* Ethically sourced luxury feather pad included

This amazing vintage textile is upcycled from a vintage Japanese wedding Kimono (Uchikake) dating from the Mid-Showa period (over 40 years old) and is in excellent condition.
Cranes (Tsuru) represent longevity and are the traditional symbol of marriage. Birds flying over mountains is a very auspicious motif! Beautiful Cherry Blossom (Sakura) symbolises new beginnings.
You will receive a FREE Hunted and Stuffed guide to symbols in Japanese textiles with your order.

The pillow is strengthened and protected inside by a cotton lining, each cushion is fully over-locked and sewn with a concealed zip at the base for easy removal. Luxurious and textured soft green cotton velvet is used on the reverse to compliment the vintage brocade.

Filled with a British made, ethically sourced and luxury quality feather pad. Each cushion is hand made in the UK and comes with it's own foiled tag that details the date and origin of each beautiful textile.