Komati Olive Cushion

Komati Olive Cushion


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The vibrant design on this block-printed Indian cushion has been named after the Komati, an influential group of merchants dating back to the 11th century, from Central and Southern India. Here the print maker has revisited the much-loved carnation motif, in pink and verdigris against a rich umber or olive background. The result is both traditional and modern, providing the perfect detail for many different interiors.

Probably initiated in China, it was in India that wood block printing was perfected, due to a remarkable expertise in the use of vegetable dyes. Over the centuries these highly skilled Indian printers, called Chippas, were greatly esteemed. Their remarkable artistry in carving the hardwood blocks and then using them to print fabric has passed down the generations.

Supplied with a feather insert.

Material: 100% cotton, tassels, zipper closure

Dimensions: 60cm x 60cm

Care: Warm machine wash, medium iron, do not use bleach, if dry cleaning, not trichloroethylene

Includes feather insert

Due to the hand printed nature of this item, there may be slight irregularities in the pattern.