Brushed Wool Cushion Cover | Light Grey

$132.00 CAD $175.00 CAD
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HANDMADE IN MEXICO

Our organic cushion covers are woven with wool from the sacred sheep of our Chiapas artisans in Mexico. No dyes are used – the colours are the natural pigments of the sheep’s wool.

Story

Our Weavers of Chiapas live in a community that is over 2,000 years old and one of the last living examples of true Mayan culture. It is considered one of the most important communities of its kind, not just by size but by Mayan customs and practices that are long lost in other parts of Mexico.

Sheep are sacred here and graze freely around the small community outside San Cristobal. And the sheep are only used for wool – never killed. It is from the wool of these sheep that our 100% natural cushion covers are woven with the techniques of the ancestors. They are a work of art – and a labour of love. 

Details
  • MEASUREMENTS: 58 L x 58 cm W / 23 x 23"
  • MATERIALS: 100% Brushed Wool
  • INCLUDES: Cover Only - Cushion Insert Not Included
  • Fits up to a 26x26 Insert
  • ORIGIN: Mexico
Product Care

Do not machine wash. Wipe clean with a damp cloth.

Meet the Artisan

Mexico

Weavers of Chiapas

Our Weavers of Chiapas live in a community that is over 2,000 years old and is one of the last living examples of Mayan culture. It is considered one of the most important communities of its kind, preserving Mayan customs and practices that have been long lost in other parts of Mexico.

Their artisanal textile process is quite complex and includes spinning the wool with a wooden spindle into threads of specific tension and thickness to form both the weft and the warp for the backstrap loom. This process is additionally accompanied by a series of complex steps for washing, carding, and felting the wool.