hand-sewn pillow fabricated in the Choix workroom, of vintage Moroccan wedding blanket - featuring horizontal stripes with fringe and sequins, metallic linen reverse side. down/feather pillow insert.
Moroccan wedding blankets are hand-woven from wool, cotton and linen, by Berber women in the middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco. their neutral colors are accented with bands of kilim patterns. the attachment of hundreds of mirrored sequins, completely hand-sewn, can take weeks or months to complete. traditionally woven by the bride’s female relatives to bestow good luck and fertility on the newlyweds, and to protect against the evil eye.
18” x 37” / #PMWBV
this pillow was fabricated using one-of-a-kind textiles. due to antiquity and/or unique quality, it is not unexpected to find variations in the weave, texture and color of these fibers. handle with care and dry clean only.