Black silk obi pillow with orange matsu pines over a winding stream and a peachy velvet reverse.
* 41cm x 41cm / 16" x 16" approx. * Limited edition of 5 * Comes with ethically sourced British made feather pad * Fully lined inside * Concealed zip at base * Luxury peachy orange corded designer velvet reverse
This amazing vintage textile is upcycled from a vintage Japanese Obi, used to tie Kimono, dating from the Mid-Showa period (over 40 years old).
Pine trees (Matsu) symbolise longevity, steadfastness and wisdom in age. Associated with winter and the new year. River (Kawa) or winding stream represents continuity and the future. 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 designer velvet is used on the reverse to compliment the vintage silk.
Filled with a British made 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.