Purple Bolster Pillow -River and Flowers Uchikake Cushion -Sage Green Velvet

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Vibrant purple silk bolster pillow cut from a vintage Uchikake wedding kimono with metallic gold river swirls and multicoloured silk embroidery of flowers. Finished with a sage green velvet back.

* Limited edition of 2
* Ethically made from recycled materials
* Fully lined in cotton
* Concealed zip in base
* Ethically sourced luxury feather pad included
* 90cm x 29cm / 35.5" x 11.5" approx.

This beautiful vintage textile is upcycled from a vintage Japanese wedding Kimono (Uchikake) dating from the Mid-Showa period (over 40 years old). Made from a wedding gown covered in embroidery and auspicious symbolism.

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 and soft sage green cotton velvet is used on the reverse to compliment the vintage brocade.

Filled with a British made, ethically sourced and 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.