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Cotton cushion cover, 'Bombay Toile' - India Hand-Stitched Cotton Block Print Quilted Cushion Cover Catalog feature

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India Hand-Stitched Cotton Block Print Quilted Cushion Cover, "Bombay Toile"

byShashi Sehgal: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (148)
Designed by Shashi Sehgal, a lovely cushion cover tells a story of ancient life... more

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Designed by Shashi Sehgal, a lovely cushion cover tells a story of ancient life in India. Herders guided their flocks to graze in lush grasslands bordering the Thar Desert. For coverlets, the women created quilts of layered fabric, stitched by hand in a technique known as gudri-making or hand quilting. This quilted cushion cover is created in the same way of cotton voile.

The motifs are created with block prints, applied by hand in blue on ivory. Neat rows of flowers represent the unbroken lineage of tradition handed down over generations. Finished with piping, the edges are scalloped and the stitching is done by hand.

A zipper at the bottom of the cushion cover opens to insert the cushions.

  • 0.11 kgs
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 40.5 cm L x 40.5 cm W
  • 16" L x 16" W

  • 100% cotton
  • Cushion(s) not included
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Machine wash on gentle cycle
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indiaicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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148

Jane E

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04/04/2021

"Excellent craftsmanship!"

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These covers are beautifully made and the fabric is lovely. The block prints on the front and back are even nicer looking in person than in the online picture. I m so happy I made this purchase! Thanks!

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Hannah

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11/13/2018

"Reverses to Different Pattern"

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Love the block print on this pillow and it is very hard to find beautiful block prints at a decent price. But, I feel like the description was not clear that this pillow would reverse to the other print used in the bedding. I was under the impression that the pillow would only be the block print. Also, I experienced some shipping delays, but the customer service was excellent and refunded my shipping costs.

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Dorothy

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07/28/2021

"Gorgeous top"

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I love this. Bought it for my sister. I especially like the unusual design. Perfect fit.

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Christine

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07/21/2021

"Stunning detail!"

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The beadwork was jewelry-like in the intricate detail and beautiful choice of colors. My only caution would be that it runs small - the Large fit like a Medium. Otherwise, its beautiful and would be perfect for any warm-weather event.

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Deborah

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07/17/2021

"So feminine"

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So light and airy. For casual or dressy occasions.

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Chiisai

From Joelton, TN

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07/17/2021

"Great shirt to go with her pants!!!"

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When I saw them I together it was a perfect fit with the color of blue!!! Thanks ??

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Shakti, the Hindu feminine force of life, has driven Shashi all her life. For over 25 years she has dedicated herself to Indian design, turning a one-woman project into a successful apparel and home furnishings workshop. She employs women, mostly. She is a financial supporter of numerous NGOs dedicated to improving the lives of girls and women.

Shashi fought hard to escape the bonds of a patriarchal society and founded her own fashion workshop in the early nineties. To help other women achieve their goals she proudly finances the education of numerous girls through her support of NGOs.

Shashi's work is often featured in fashion magazines. Her project continues to grow, enabling her to offer work to more women each year.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Shashi Sehgal has received a $150 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

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