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Chequered Mashru Cushion

from 140.00
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Chequered Mashru Cushion

from 140.00

As seen in House and Garden!

Part of the Pièce Unique collection of cushions and quilts handmade with vintage mashru cloth.  These pieces are one-of-a-kind, and totally unique.

On a recent trip to India, we sourced some wonderful vintage, silk and cotton, mashru fabrics, or "permitted cloth".  Mashru cloth is so called since in some areas, Muslim men were not allowed to wear silk next to the skin.  Since the back of the fabric is faced with cotton fibres, and the silk is on the surface, it was permitted to be worn.

We worked closely with our master quilt maker in Gujarat to create two unique patchwork cushions, which complement the Chequered Mashru Quilt: "Do" is pictured on the chair, "Ek" is the diagonal patchwork layout.

Available with our without a duck feather-filled cushion pad (for reduced carriage costs, particularly if shipping out of the UK, we suggest purchasing without the pad).

60 x 60cm

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As seen in House and Garden!

Part of the Pièce Unique collection of cushions and quilts handmade with vintage mashru cloth.  These pieces are one-of-a-kind, and totally unique.

On a recent trip to India, we sourced some wonderful vintage, silk and cotton, mashru fabrics, or "permitted cloth".  Mashru cloth is so called since in some areas, Muslim men were not allowed to wear silk next to the skin.  Since the back of the fabric is faced with cotton fibres, and the silk is on the surface, it was permitted to be worn.

We worked closely with our master quilt maker in Gujarat to create two unique patchwork cushions, which complement the Chequered Mashru Quilt: "Do" is pictured on the chair, "Ek" is the diagonal patchwork layout.

Available with our without a duck feather-filled cushion pad (for reduced carriage costs, particularly if shipping out of the UK, we suggest purchasing without the pad).

60 x 60cm