A beautiful vintage kimono cushion with oriental gold fans and floral embroidery designs in gilt and silk thread with a cream silk reverse.
* Limited Edition of 5.
* 47cm x 31cm / 18.5" x 12" approx
* Comes with luxury feather pad included (ethically sourced).
Ethically made by upcycling a vintage Japanese obi belt (used to tie kimono) which dates from the Mid Showa period (40+ years). Each cushion comes with hand foiled tag which details it's edition number.
Decorated with golden fans (Uchiwa) and a type of Chrysanthemum known as 'Steamed Bun" (Manjukiku) because it resembles a puffy dessert of the same name! Chrysanthemums are an auspicious symbol of beauty, rejuvenation and longevity. We will send you our Hunted and Stuffed guide to symbols in Japanese textiles FREE with every order.
The front is made from upcycled vintage Japanese obi silk which is woven with real gilt thread. The reverse is made from upcycled vintage kimono silk in cream.
Aftercare: Professional cleaning recommended.