Designer bolster cushion made from exquisite vintage kimono silk cut from a wedding Uchikake featuring auspicious Pheasant, Phoenix and floral motifs.
* 90cm x 30cm / 35.5" 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
Golden phoenix/ golden pheasant (Kinkei) represents the sun, beauty and goodness.
You will receive a FREE Hunted and Stuffed guide to symbols in Japanese textiles with your order.
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 very good condition. Please note there is a line where the original garment seam would have been (see photos) which tells the story of its previous life.
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 light sage green cotton velvet is used on the reverse to compliment the vintage brocade.
Filled with a British made, ethically sourced, 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.