Handwoven Indigo Wool Pillow
Handwoven Peruvian Indigo Wool Pillow, 100% Natural Fibers and Materials
Size: 42 cm x 42.5 cm
Fiber: 90% wool, 10% alpaca
This Handwoven Indigo Wool Pillow features a design with thin stripes and a complementary pallay (traditional handwoven design) along the edges in a muted mustard yellow. This richly coloured Handwoven Indigo Wool Pillow pairs the deep blues of the indigo plant with the vibrant red created using the cochineal insect. This cushion cover is made from 100% sheep’s wool on a backstrap loom in the high Andes of Peru.
There are two in stock to make a fun bohemian pair, or this can be combined with one of our other cushions to add some cozy color to a sofa or bed!
Note: Excludes cushion insert. Visit our friends at Pillow Cubes for a fantastic selection of eco-friendly, recycled pillow inserts. Use coupon code ThreadsofPeru10 to receive 10% off!
The image of the closure at the back is for reference only and is not a representation of the color of the back of this throw pillow.
WHO MADE THESE INDIGO WOOL PILLOWS?
These Indigo Wool Pillows were handwoven in Chinchero for The Centre for Traditional Textiles of Cusco (CTTC). The CTTC is a nonprofit organization that provides a modest but dependable income for close to 700 weavers in 10 communities. The CTTC is famous worldwide, and its founder, Nilda Callanaupa credited for raising the profile of Andean weaving on the world stage.