Miao Skirt Border Cushions
(3 in stock)
These cushions are made from the beautiful embroidered silk ribbons that were used to decorate skirt borders by the Miao ethnic minority. The textile dates from 1900 to 1920 and the colour was originally strong pink. Please look closely at the textile, all the tiny embroidery stitches have been done by hand!
The cushion is backed with a hand dyed antique linen, has a zip closure and feather pad.
There are 3 available and thy can be viewed in my studio in Purley be appointment or please ask for a shipping quote.