This exquisite salma or nakashi patchwork dupion silk pillow cover and has a thin layer of padding from inside for more durability.
Patches used to decorate this pillow are picked from vintage (more than 60-70 years old) fabrics which puts life to this piece.
At first the design is imprinted on the material with the help of oil and ink. The work commences from exterior to interior that is the outline of the motif is worked with the twisted metallic wire gigai, followed by filling with twisted circular metallic wire, the Salma. For fixing the accessories, back, running, chain, couching stitching stitch is employed.
Due to its handmade nature , it is natural to see some variations or small imperfections with the embroidery process in this fabric.
Product Details: - Throw pillow cover only, insert not included - The back of the pillow cover is made from plain black 100% dupian silk fabric. - Size: 16" X 16" or 40 cm x 40 cm -There is a zipper on the side of the pillows.