Obi Cushion in Vintage Purple Silk with Gold Drum Embroidery

Regular price £95.00

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A striking obi cushion made from beautiful vintage purple silk from a Japanese upcycled kimono obi.

* Limited total edition of 8 (pattern placement varies)
* 47cm x 32cm / 12.5" x 18.5" approx
* Hand-finished
* Concealed zip at base
* Fully lined inside in cotton
* Comes with luxury, ethically sourced, British-made feather pad included

Drums (Taiko) are woven into the design in gilt thread. Drums have a long history in Japanese culture ranging from forms of communication to religious, military and theatrical uses. Drums with ivy growing over them represent peace.. You will receive a free Hunted and Stuffed Guide To Symbols In Japanese Textiles with your order.

This beautiful, rare throw cushion is a real show-stopper! Use to finesse your sofa decor and add a vibrant injection of colour. There are only eight made so would make a truly unique gift or treat. Comes with hand foiled tag which details it's edition number.

Ethically produced by upcycling/repurposing vintage silk originally from a Japanese Obi belt, used to tie Kimono, which dates from the Mid Showa period (40 years +). The cushion reverse is also made from vintage purple obi silk. A great ECO gift!

Aftercare: Professional cleaning recommended.