Red Kiri Obi Cushion -Black and Gold Silk Pillow

Regular price $123.00

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Red kiri flower obi cushion over metallic gold leaves and a black silk base and reverse. Repurposed vintage obi silk.

* Limited Edition of 4. 1 available.
* 47cm x 31cm / 18.5" x 12" approx
* Comes with luxury feather pad included (ethically sourced)
* Concealed zip at base for easy pad removal
* Fully lined inside in cotton

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.

Version with black border available here.

Paulownia Tree (Kiri) is a fast-growing tree with foxglove-like purple flowers and the only tree the Phoenix will alight upon. Planted when a baby girl is born, the wood is then used to fashion articles for her dowry. 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 black.

Slightly different pattern placement on each pillow, see photos. Any preference, leave a message at checkout.

Aftercare: Professional cleaning recommended.