Indigo Resist Cushions with Tassels

Indigo Resist Cushions with Tassels

Code: BLEU13 & 14


W: 20" (50.8 cm)H: 16" (40.6 cm)


These pretty cushions are made from a traditional rural Chinese textile, known as "Bleu Anglais".
The textile is a strong homespun cotton patterned with auspicious symbols. The pattern is applied using stencil, a paste resist such as soya bean curd, and indigo dye.
The symbols on this textile include peonies (symbolising longevity, loyalty, happiness and eternal beauty) and lovers knots.
The Bleu anglais has been used for both sides of the cushion and the tassels have been made from recycled jeans cotton. There is a zip fastener and feather pad.