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Ella - Handwoven Ikat Pillow
Ella - Handwoven Ikat Pillow
Ella - Handwoven Ikat Pillow
Ella - Handwoven Ikat Pillow
Ella - Handwoven Ikat Pillow

Ella - Handwoven Ikat Pillow

$100.00

Overview

Made with the intricate craft of handloom Ikat weaving, these artisanal pillows are made on traditional handlooms in a rural village of Southern India.

  • 100% handwoven cotton
  • 18x18”
  • Gentle machine or hand wash using mild detergent recommended
  • Entirely a hand-crafted piece; slight nuances are signature of the human hand
  • Plain handwoven cotton back
  • Made in India
  • Insert not included 

Handmade

Ikat is one of the oldest known patterned textiles in the world, with a history that spans across multiple cultures and is known to have existed in India since the 6th Century. Ikat is a resist dyeing technique used to pattern textiles and the word ‘ikat’ comes from the Malay-Indonesian word for ‘tie’. Traditionally, Ikat textiles have been a symbol of status, wealth, power and prestige because of the time and intricate skill involved in the weaving process. 

By choosing this handmade piece, you help preserve craftsmanship and support rural artisan communities. We truly appreciate your support.