Threads Of Life

Cushion Cover

Traditional Textiles

IDR 1,357,143

Item Code: J23.TM.PT.XXXX.135

This beautiful cushion is made up of a traditional cloth woven in Malaka, West Timor using natural dyes and traditional ikat motifs. The solid coloured backing is made by the weavers from Hamba Parengu in East Sumba using the brilliant indigo dye process of which they are famous.

The motif on this cushion is called manu is a chicken, which is considered an important animal as it is used for many ceremonies. The roosters crow in the morning is a promise of the sun rising and a call to get to the fields quickly to care for the gardens.

These handmade natural dyed cushions would be exquisite on a couch, chair or bed.

Woven in Timor, 2019.
54 x 29 cm / 21.5 x 11.5 in

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