Haathi Mor - Rabari Mirror-work cushions
Our Haathi Mor cushions have been embridered with traditional motifs of elephants and peacocks in pastel colours onto Indigo Kala cotton by the women of the Rabari community of Kutch. We wanted to stay true to the design sensibilities of our women while making the cushions adaptable for your contemporary home
- Size: 12x20”
- Fillers sold separately
- Spot clean gently in cold water
- Handle with care. Mirrors are fragile
- When not in use, please place individually in the bubble wrap envelope provided
About the Artisans
The Rabaris are a nomadic herding community of Kutch and probably migrated to India from Iran through Balochistan. While the men graze and breed camels, the women embroider with shards of glass melted from the sands of Kutch. The tradition behind their embroidery is that once a girl is born within a family, her mother embroiders elaborate clothes and other articles in preparation for her dowry while simultaneously teaching her daughter the craft. The cooperative we work with helps ensure sustainable employment for these women through their craft.
Each piece has been lovingly handcrafted for you by a Rabari woman working with a cooperative in Kutch. Please allow for slight variations and artefact that accompany handmade work.