Kachchh Embroidery - 12" Cushion Cover - Rabari - Glimmer of Hope

$49.00

Nothing can bring your home to life like an embroidered cushion cover. Elegant, playful, colourful or subtle - these cushion covers provide a stage on which stitch work absolutely sings. 

Embroidery is an integral part of Kachchhi Rabari life. Their stitchwork combines mirrors of many shapes: squares, triangles, diamonds, rectangles and circles. This unusual play with shaped mirrors is unique to Rabari embroidery.

These embroideries bring the richness of desert cultures into your hands — heirlooms for the future. Each embroidery is a unique creation of the woman who made it. No two are the same.

Size is approx.  12" x 12"

Features: Hand embroidered piece featured on a linen backdrop.

Note: Pillow form not included.

This embroidery piece is one of a kind.

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The language of stitches builds within a community over hundreds of years. It is a source of identity that is transferred from one generation to the next. It is learned in the same way a spoken language is learned; with children sitting beside the adults. In an oral culture the stitched language records everything of importance from the epic to the personal.

Maiwa works with embroiderers through many co-operative structures within India. The women embroider, design, market and innovate as entrepreneur artisans. The goal is financial self-determination and empowerment through education and a clear sense of the value of their work.


Meet the Artisans.

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