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24" Limited Edition Cream Maze Raffia Pillow


  • Congo raffia, a traditional textile of the Kuba people of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is woven from the natural fiber of the raffia palm. The fabric has a rustic texture that is highlighted by the hand-appliquéd, traditional designs. The seamstresses at Marvelous Batik in Tanzania create beautiful decorative pillows from this uniquely African textile. Each pillow is crafted to feature the bold, hand-appliquéd geometric designs of the Congo raffia.

    The pillows include a high-quality pillow insert, side zipper, orange stitching, and black side panel, backing and piping. While pillows will be similar to the photograph shown, no two pillows are the the same. 

    Measures 24" x 24". Limited edition, only a few available. 

  • Marvelous Batik is a workshop in Tanzania that betters the lives of at-risk young women by teaching them new skills, helping them to be self-sustaining, and providing basic necessities. Run by a compassionate woman named Flotea Masawe, the cooperative is nationally recognized for their production of batik and embroidered cotton textiles. Pillows, table runners, duvet covers, bags, and curtain panels are just a few of the items currently exported by this talented group of women.

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