Winnow Pillow - Resist Dye Indigo I
The Winnow pillow is a piecework resist dye indigo pillow composed with fragments of hand-loomed antique indigo cottons from Hebei Province, China. Early 20th C. indigo dyed beautifully by skilled craftspeople in floral and butterfly motifs. These resist dye butterfly motifs are traditional done by tying the cloth around a rice husk. The name Winnow refers to the process of removing the husk from the rice using the strength of the wind.
- 21” x 21”
- Face design continues to the composition on the reverse side.
- Feather and down insert
- Concealed zipper
Excellent condition. Flaws in vintage and antique fabrics are valued and appreciated. These may include: patina, fading, odd stitching and the occasional raw edges. Please review images for product details and feel free to contact us for more information.