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Not only do these pillows brighten up your lounge or boudoir, they add a piece of heritage into our daily lives. Adorned with geometric designs hinting at the influence of Arab and Indian visitors to Sri Lanka, these handwoven throw pillow covers bring a piece of Sri Lankan medieval art from the last Kingdom of Kandy (1469-1815) into your lounge.
Each pillow cover is meticulously handwoven by Sri Lankan master artisans still residing in Kandy, in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, using traditional wooden looms over several weeks.
Material: Thick handwoven 100% cotton fabric with zipper closure.
Care: Hand wash with mild detergent. Dry in shade. Can be dry cleaned
Barefoot is a revered Sri Lankan institution, formed more than half a century ago by the renowned Sri Lankan artist Barbara Sansoni. It is both a boutique design studio and an artisanal manufacturer of handcrafted clothing and accessories. They are highly regarded for pairing traditionally inspired modern design aesthetics with carbon neutral manufacturing techniques.
As a design studio, Barefoot melds the inspiration drawn from the land, sea, plants and animals of Sri Lanka with abstract geometry and vivid colors. Barefoot is deeply committed to gender empowerment, working almost exclusively with women, a tradition started by Barbara Sansoni 50 years ago. More...