Leafy Crewel Work Cushion Cover

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Leafy Crewel Work Cushion Cover

Leafy Crewel Work Cushion Cover


Code: 38016

Country of origin: India


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This handmade cushion cover brings together age-old skills and modernist styling. Artisans at a fair trade cooperative in India have embroidered by hand this abstract leaf design using the ancient tradition of crewel work. Known to be a practiced technique for over 1,000 years, it involves using a special needle to free embroider a wide variety of stitched with wool on natural materials.

This hand crafted cushion cover is as natural as it comes, with wool embroidery brightening a sturdy cotton canvas cover. The plain cotton backing closes with 2 natural wooden buttons. Looking at the clean lines and number of stitches it's hard to believe that each one was done by a real person with love and care. Well it's true - but still amazing.

  • 100% cotton cushion cover
  • L40 x W40cm
  • Hand wash only
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  • Fair Trade Producer Details: Sasha
  • Sasha
  • Sasha, based in Kolkata, works with groups of craftspeople from all over India, assisting in developing products for both local and export markets. Their Enterprise Development Foundation aims to build business capacity.

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