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Beehive Throw Pillow - Uzbekistan

Artisan: Rasuljon Mirzaahmedov

This pillow features a cotton-and-silk ikat covering, patterned on both sides, that has been hand-woven using a detailed 70-step process. The beehive-inspired design in vibrant shades of fuchsia, emerald, turquoise and saffron is based on centuries-old patterns and colours. 

The Uzbek term for “ikat” is “abrband” meaning literally “tying a cloud.” It is one of the oldest and most elaborate forms of textile design. Each thread is dyed with a pattern before it is woven, using traditional dyes made from natural materials, such as pomegranate and saffron. The threads are hand-woven into beautiful patterns and motifs traditional to the Fergana Valley of Uzbekistan. 

•    50% cotton and 50% silk.
•   Dimensions: 18.5" (47cm) x 18.5" (47cm).
•   Pillow insert is included.
•   Colours may vary slightly. Dry clean only.


Rasuljon Mirzaahmedov

Born in the Fergana Valley in 1972, Rasuljon Mirzaahmedov is a fifth-generation ikat weaver whose exceptional skills were passed down from his father. Rasuljon is one of the few authentic ikat fabrics designers left in Central Asia...

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Artisan: Rasuljon Mirzaahmedov - Ikat fabrics from Uzbekistan

Type: Pillows

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