Chile Verde Oversized Lumbar Pillow

Dhs. 765

Only 2 pieces in stock!

After that Pinterest worthy look? This extra long lumbar pillow is your one-step way to instantly pull your bed (or couch) together - while injecting a bit of vintage glam. Inspired by the weavings of San Martin Chile Verde in Guatemala and meticulously handwoven on a backstrap loom, its graphic brocade pattern is beautifully offset by the delicate almond-grey-peach colorway.

Handwoven using traditional backstrap weaving technique, this cushion takes 4 weeks to craft.

This lumbar cushion comes with a pre-filled cruelty-free down alternative insert. 

Handcrafted from 100% cotton, the pillow is woven by Alicia high up above the mountains in the region of Nahuala. With the loom wrapped around her back to create just the right amount of tension, she brings to life the intricate pattern while at the same time weaving the base cloth. Once the embroidery is ready, it is cut and sewn in Ciudad Vieja by Eulalia, seamstress extraordinaire.

Our Chile Verde pieces were inspired by one of the traditional geometric weaving styles native to the region of San Martin Sacatepequez (popularly known as San Martin Chile Verde, named so after the abundance of green chile peppers grown there). There, indigenous Mayan, Mam people have woven their own clothing by loom for generations.


Material: 100% cotton | polyester filling

Dimensions: approx. 30cm (w) x 120cm (l)

Currently we deliver to addresses within the UAE only. 

All in stock items are shipped within 1-2 business days of your placing an order and are usually delivered within 2-3 days of being shipped. For addresses outside the city limits, our delivery partner will reach out to confirm delivery date.

If you live outside of the UAE and are interested in placing an order, please drop us a note on hello@storyofsource.com with your destination address and item you would like to order. We will consult with our delivery partners and update on the possibility, costs and timelines for overseas shipping within 1-2 days.

As all of our items are handcrafted using all-natural fibers and some plant-based dyes, we’ve put together a few words of advice how to best care for them so they brighten up your home for years to come.

HUIPIL CUSHIONS, BATIK & IKAT CUSHIONS, XELA FLOOR POUFS, STRAPS & YOGA BAGS  

Because these items are made with vintage textiles and may include leather accenting or hardware, we recommend that they are professionally dry cleaned when cleaning is required.

JASPE & JASPE BASURA

We recommend that cushions, rugs, throws and bed blankets from these collections are dry cleaned. This will ensure that colors retain their luster and fabric its shape. 

TOTO & CHILE VERDE

Gently wash cushions, bed blankets and throws from these collections by hand, in cool water. Wrap the tassels in rubber bands before washing, use mild soap and line dry to maintain the piece's original shape.

PETRIFIED WOOD 

Clean with a natural or mild cleanser (avoid harsh chemicals) and a soft cloth.

RUGS

Vacuum regularly. Rotate every few months to even out wear, especially if the rug is located in a high traffic area. In case of a liquid spill, blot the spot using a white cloth to draw up the liquid; never rub a wet stain to prevent colors from bleeding. If further spot cleaning is required, entrust your rug to a professional dry cleaning service.

 

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