Multicolour Agothi Mirrorwork Cushion 12x20”
Made in the white deserts of Kutch, our Agothi cushions are an exclusive offering only for the festive season. Made in fair trade with the few remaining women of the small Jat community, this embroidery is made by twirling thread along a thin needle and pushing it through the fabric.
Each cushion has taken a single woman 45 days to make. The embroidery has been done on black cloth which cannot be seen as densely packed embroidery stitches cover the cloth.
Back made of organic Kala Cotton
- Made in conjunction with co-operatives
- Fillers/Inserts sold separately
About the Artisans
The Fakirani Jats are nomadic camel breeders much like the Rabaris and have close ties with them. Embroidered by the women of Jat community of Kutch, Agothi embroidery is made by each thread being wound around itself along a long needle. This makes their embroidery very textured and unique. Traditionally worn as a yoke to their tops, the embroidery once worn out is hung on a tree and allowed to disintegrate naturally.
Each Agothi cushion was handmade through fair trade with co-operatives that support the women belonging to this community.