HANDWOVEN COTTON CUSHION COVERS IN TRADITIONAL STRIPES
A simple design is combined with handwoven pure cotton fabric in Traditional stripes to create these timeless cushion covers that will look as good in years to come as they do today. Offered in three distinct sizes, our Handwoven Cotton Cushion Covers have been carefully selected to complement each other and work seamlessly in combination with one another.
Every aspect of these cushion covers has been crafted by hand within the Tensira workshop. The fabric is pure cotton that has been hand-spun, hand-woven, and hand-dyed using a traditional loom within the Tensira workshop in West Africa. The highest level of craftsmanship makes Tensira fabrics durable and timeless, endowing them with a level of quality unmatched by mass-produced items.
Tensira was created by husband and wife team Tuulia and Hamidou. Inspired by Hamidou’s mother, a West African artisanal indigo dyer, Tullia and Hamidou’s aim was to honour and celebrate the traditional crafting methods that the small West African town of Tensira has specialised in for centuries. Tensira creates the highest quality West African textiles while promoting Guinean handcraft and creating long-lasting employment for African craft communities. From start to finish, all Tensira products are made with care within their very own workshop. This ensures not only the highest quality of production but also fair wages and healthy, safe working conditions for all Tensira artisans and collaborators.
Material: Pure 100% handwoven cotton
Colour - Traditional Stripes: alternating black and off-white stripes are framed by wider stripes of interwoven black and off-white fabric
- Square: 50cm x 50cm
- Large rectangle: 40cm x 60cm
- Small rectangle: 30cm x 50cm
Made by hand in West Africa in the Tensira workshop.
Small irregularities in the fabric’s texture and slight variations in colour are characteristic of the artisanal techniques used to create these cushion covers and are not a fault.
Care: Machine wash at 40° C. It is best for the fabric and for our environment to line dry wherever possible.
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