Beautiful and subtle Japanese wave cushion in white, cream and silver silk. This pillow is made from a vintage obi depicting raging ocean waves.
* Last one available. Pattern placement as in first photo. * 47cm x 31cm / 18.5" x 12" approx. * Hand-finished * Concealed zip at base * Fully lined inside in cotton * Comes with luxury, ethically sourced, British-made feather pad included
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.
High waves like this are known as Araumi (rough sea) and were initially portrayed with fierce sea creatures amongst the waves, but in recent centuries are usually stylised. 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.