Soft Blue Oaxacan Embroidery

Standard Pillow

Soft Blue Oaxacan Embroidery

Standard Pillow

26" W x 20" H
Contemporary Handmade
St. Frank
$295 Sale

This style of embroidery is created by the women of the Mexican Southwestern state of Oaxaca and traditionally used... READ MORE

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Provenance

Contemporary Handmade
St. Frank

This style of embroidery is created by the women of the Mexican Southwestern state of Oaxaca and traditionally used to decorate blouses. The tip of the agave leaf, native to the region, was originally used as a needle; in modern times, this was replaced with a metal needle. The textile is used as a blank canvas for women to fill with patterns and inspirations. These motifs typically depict scenes from daily life, dreams and aspirations, or simply the wild flora and fauna of Oaxaca.

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The woven textile is finished with our flax linen backing and closed by an invisible zipper with our signature St. Frank gold pull. The cushion is stuffed with an oversized down insert.

All orders placed after 2 PM PT will be processed on the next business day. Allow 2-7 business days for delivery for standard shipping. Expedited shipping options are available at checkout.

Please note that as unique, handmade pillow, no two pieces are ever exactly the same and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this pillow, but may not be identical to the one you receive.

Provenance

This style of embroidery is created by the women of the Mexican Southwestern state of Oaxaca and traditionally used to decorate blouses. The tip of the agave leaf, native to the region, was originally used as a needle; in modern times, this was replaced with a metal needle. The textile is used as a blank canvas for women to fill with patterns and inspirations. These motifs typically depict scenes from daily life, dreams and aspirations, or simply the wild flora and fauna of Oaxaca.