Vintage Moroccan Cactus Silk Floor Cushion

Vintage Moroccan Cactus Silk Floor Cushion

198.00

DETAILS

  • Measurements: 23.5" x 23.5" x 8" (60cm x 60cm x 20cm)

  • Materials: Cactus Silk (Agave Cactus Plant)

  • Zippered bottom

  • Stripe canvas on bottom

  • Delivered Unstuffed

  • Handmade in Morocco

  • Dry clean or spot clean only

Handmade with Moroccan Cactus Silk, these cushions bring a modern bohemian vibe to any space.  The Moroccan people who wove these rugs believed that the carpets would ward off evil spirits.  Designers incorporated elements and lucky charms to bring luck and prosperity to its owner.  Add a cushion to any room for extra seating or pair with a statement chair for a one-of-a-kind ottoman.  They also make great pet beds!  Each cushion is uniquely made and numbered by collection. 

Shop vintage to shop sustainably.  Help cut down on textile waste and the 14 million tons of fabric that is wasted by Americans each each.  Stuff cushions with pillows, old clothes, newspaper, or plastic grocery bags.  

Please note: Due to the handmade production of these cushions, some may have slight imperfections in the fabric.  This is not considered a defect and adds charm to each handcrafted piece.

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A portion of sales is donated to Whole Planet Foundation to fund microcredit (small loans) in Morocco and around the globe.


Pillows from Plants?

Want to know the skinny on this environmentally friendly silk?  Moroccans have been using this traditional process for centuries. After being hand-picked, the spiky leaves of the cactus are harvested, hammered, and then soaked to release fibers.  The fibers are then handspun to create the thread, and vibrant dyed colors sourced from vegetables and plant-based pigment.  Cactus silk is combined with camel wool and handwoven by Moroccan artisans to bring sustainability and style into your home.


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