Silk Velvet Ikat Pillow 35 x 55 cm
These colorful pillows are made from hand-woven silk. Ikat is a dyeing technique used to pattern textiles. First, individual yarns or bundles of yarn are bound to create a pattern. The binding prevents dye from being absorbed in those areas. Next, the yarns are colored with natural dyes. Finally, the dyed fibers are hand-woven to create these colorful fabrics.
- Hand-woven Silk Velvet Ikat Pillow | El Dokuma Ikat Yastık
- 35 x 55 centimeters
- Silk | İpek
- Polyester Filled | Polyester Dolgu
- Designed + Made in Istanbul, Turkey | Türk Malı
Made in Istanbul, Turkey
Alphonse de Lamartine wrote, “If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.” Istanbul, once known as Constantinople, is the only city in the world to straddle two continents: Europe and Asia. Over the last 2000 years, it has also been the capital of three empires: Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman. Divided by the Bosphorus Strait, today Istanbul is home to over 15 million residents. Istanbul is a study of contrast: ancient and modern; conservative and progressive; chaotic and relaxed. With a rich history and warm culture, it is one of the most inspiring cities in the world.
Ernemet Carpet & Kilim is located in the shadow of the historic Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. Featured in Lonely Planet, Ernemet specializes in the curation of authentic antique and vintage floor coverings.
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