In the paddy fields surrounding the city of Kolkata, is a small workshop dedicated to the art of kantha stitching. Run by a Fair Trade cooperative, the women who work here are able to practice traditional techniques and support their families. Above the workshop is a small school, where local girls are taught the techniques of stitching and tailoring. TOAST has been working with Sasha for over ten years to create garments, homewares and accessories.
Miyagi cushion cover crafted from soft cotton which is intricately hand-embroidered with a star pattern, then finished with a plain reverse. Envelope closure. To fit a size 31 x 51cm Wool Cushion Pad.
Dry clean only. 100% cotton.
Made in India.
This item has been embroidered entirely by hand using traditional techniques. It is a time consuming process requiring much skill and patience. In each piece there will be pleasing irregularities and imperfections. Being hand embroidered, no two will be the same.
30 x 50cm.