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Beaded Katu Cushion Cover

You’ll love it because: A petite pillow that brings giant waves of wonder! Made by Katu in southern Laos with natural dyes and beads woven into the textile.

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$25.00

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Katu communities live in southern Laos, and their artisan skills are best seen in their beaded textiles. Using hand loomed cotton grown in southern Laos, they weave on a backstrap loom and insert the beads into the weft to create dynamic motifs.

Stars, fences, seeds and fields are typical motifs that reflect the agrarian lifestyle of the Katu. Our Village Weavers Project has been working with Katu communities since 2008.

This cushion cover is on the smaller side, due to the dimension of the backstrap loom. It features zipper closure. Insert not included.

Please add comments on the checkout if you have a preference for the color, We can offer: Navy/Pink; Red/Purple and Grey/Yellow.

Additional information

Weight300 g

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Made by Katu
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