Textiles in the home
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These cloths traded into Indonesia contained floral patterns as well as images of lions and elephants and were highly valued. The backing is made from hands-on cotton with mud dyes and tannins to achieve a rich black so that your cushion covers are reversible. Front panel Ikat with natural dyes on cotton and woven in Sumba, 2021. Back panel handspun cotton handwoven in Tuban, Java. 2020, Size 46 x 36 cm / 18 x 14 in
Threads of Life is always looking at ways that our customers can live with these traditional cloths. We have designed cushion covers for interior décor using rangrang textile and in this case we used a mud dyed steel coloured backing from a textile woven in Sumba. There are only 4 cushion covers in this particular set as we approach each cloth and how it can continue to have a strong presence in your home. 60 x 28 cm / 23.5 x 11 in $85 each
Stunning new rangrang cushion covers! This cushion is made up of a single traditional cloth called rangrang which translates as 'space' in Balinese. A slit tapestry weave is used to creates this open pattern. The slit tapestry patterns are individually designed by each weaver. Let us know if you'd like to see all the new ones we have in stock and we will send your way.
Our textiles look great as bed throws. Traditional textiles are made to be lived with and bring a sense of calm and connection to wherever they are displayed. Hung as Indonesia wall art, a textile’s natural-dye colours and time-honoured motifs bring a sense of indigenous wisdom into any modern space. Placed as a throw across a sofa or bed, the textile’s grounding tactile nature is experienced.
The front and back of this cushion is made up of a traditional cloth woven in Flores using natural dyes and traditional ikat motifs. The motif on this cushion is called ugu which means a gecko. When a gecko calls, it symbolizes that what was just spoken in a discussion is true or accurate. Woven in Flores, 2019. 61 x 40 cm / 24 x 15.5 in Price per piece. USD 70
This cushion is made up of a traditional cloth woven on Timor using natural dyes and traditional ikat motifs. The solid rust color backing is made from linen and dyed with ceriops tagal. The motif on this cushion is called manu or chicken motif which is an animal that has huge significance for a traditional community. Woven in Timor, 2019. 80 x 29 cm / 31.5 x 11.5 in USD 85
This cushion cover is made by the weavers of Amanuban in Timor using cotton fibers in a supplementary warp wrap patterning technique that have been dyed black with mud dyes. The solid rust color backing is made from handspun cotton and woven on a backstrap loom in Java and dyed with Ceriops tagal in the Threads of Life Dye Studio. These handmade natural dyed cushions would be exquisite on a couch, chair or bed. Woven in Amanuban,Timor, 2020. 46 x 33 cm / 18 x 13 in