Vintage Chinese Textile Cushion

Vintage Chinese Textile Cushion

Code: BLEU05


W: 18" (45.7 cm)H: 18" (45.7 cm)


Stunning 18" square blue and white cushion in vintage Chinese Bleu-Anglais. Bleu- Anglais was the name given to this textile in the C18. It is homespun cotton, block printed with indigo pigment onto a pattern of paste resist to create simple stylised motifs of flowers and fruit. This example dates from circa 1920 and has been reclaimed from a futon cover. The cushion is backed in indigo dyed vintage linen, has a zip fastener and feather pad.