Uchikake 15 inch square pillow -red silk gold velvet iris by stream

Regular price £145.00

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Wedding uchikake silk square cushion with gold velvet side panels and reverse. Beautiful red silk vintage Japanese kimono textile with gold stream, pine and birds.

* 38cm x 38cm / 15" x 15" approx.
* Limited edition of 2
* Comes with ethically sourced British made feather pad
* Fully lined inside
* Concealed zip at base
* Lovely gold velvet reverse

This amazing vintage textile is upcycled from a vintage Japanese wedding kimono called Uchikake dating from the Mid-Showa period (over 40 years old).

Cranes (Tsuru) believed to live for a thousand years and inhabit the land of the immortals. Symbolise longevity and good fortune. A pair represent a happy marriage. 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 gold velvet is used on the reverse to compliment the vintage silk.

Filled with a British made 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.