Pooky Straight Empire Shade Tipu Tiger - Cream

Pooky Straight Empire Lampshade Tipu Tiger


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What's in a name? Well, the creative people at Pooky have given us a little history lesson in the naming of the Tipu Tiger lampshade. Tipu's Tiger is an automaton which was made in the 18th century for the Sultan of Mysore. Now to be found at London's famous V&A Museum, the mechanical toy depicts a man's gruesome encounter with a tiger. Thankfully, subject matter aside, the tiger's colourful stripes have inspired the lampshade's pattern.

Available in:

  • Turquoise

Please note: image shows lampshade when lit with the Turquoise lamp shade.

Available in 2 sizes:

30cm - Height: 21cm; Base size: 30cm; Top size: 20cm
35cm - Height: 23.5cm : Base size: 35cm; Top size: 24.5cm

Style: Gathered
Fabric: Cotton
Pattern: Block Printed

Please note: To reduce the risk of damage to your lighting purchases, we always arrange for separate delivery for Pooky lighting orders.