Taiko Drum Cushion -Black Silk -Vintage Obi

Regular price $123.00

Shipping calculated at checkout.

Taiko drum cushion in black silk made from repurposed vintage obi silk. Black silk reverse and border.

* Limited Edition of 1
* 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

Full pattern version available here.

Larger version available here.


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.

Drum (Taiko) A drum represents joy. Ivy growing over a drum (used to warn or war) symbolises peace. 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.

Aftercare: Professional cleaning recommended.