Woven Kente cushion To + Fro:
A graphic tradition
Colours: Beige (terracotta/beige/black/off white and Violet)
- Woven by hand in 100% cotton, height 30 cm, width 50 cm ;
- Available in 3 colours : Beige (Terracotta/Violet), Ginger (Gold / pink) and Herb (indigo / gold) ;
- Supplied with a cushion interior made in France. Composition Cotton exterior with Polyester and Duck Feathers. Vegan alternative available so please request ;
- Dry Clean Only ;
Are you looking for traditional textile weaving that feels resonately contemporary? We can offer you this contemporary cushion that is beautifully woven by hand in the traditional Kente technique from Ghana. This contemporary feeling cushion (measuring 50 cm x 30 cm) with it’s graphic and colourful textured pattern will liven up your room excitingly.
This cushion will liven up your living room or bedroom, alone or accumulated with our other Kente cushions
Description of the woven kente cushion To + Fro
The traditional Kente textile patterns of the Ewe people of Eastern Ghana are revisited by our studio. Designed by Sara Efia Reddin this eye-catchingly patterned cotton cushion is in black and off-white punctuated by bright warm colours reminiscent of the sun and earth.
Technics used to make the kente cushion To + Fro
Kente weaving is a a traditional African weaving technic from Ghana. The weaving is perfectly tight and smooth and consist of elaborate geometric patterns repeated on fine strips of fabric. Woven on a traditional loom in strips of around 15cm. The strips are then sewn together to create a beautiful patchwork cloth. The cushions are made by a local seamstress.
This cushion takes around 3 days to weave.
Why choose this cushion … ?
Our Kente cushions are not only beautiful, they are also very resistant and of a very high quality only found when making things by hand.
To own one of our woven cloths, is to encourage the modernisation of a beautiful tradition, inspiring and supporting the weaving communities by introducing their art to the contemporary design world.
Please do not forget that this cushion is woven by hand and the slight differences in pattern repeat and colour are completely normal. Please also remember that the material is natural and therefore we do not recommend them for use outside or on terraces.
The colours are natural and may fade if placed in direct sunlight.
Golden Editions believes that artisanal is the new luxury. Our lamps and cushions are made by hand to be treasured.
10 % of the sale price (before tax) goes torwards charitable initiatives within the weaving comunities we work with.
When in stock, delivery within 3 weeks.
If on Pre-Order delivery is 6-8 weeks