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Handwoven Egyptian Cotton Cushion Cover - Embroidered Fellaha Carrying Water Jar

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    Egyptian cotton cushion cover crafted by master women weavers in Akhmim, a town in the south of Egypt on the east bank of the Nile, which has flourished as a weaving center for over 4,000 years.

    This handwoven cushion cover features a beautiful textile color with hand embroidered art depicting a fellaha, or Egyptian woman farmer, carrying a traditional pottery water jar over her head.

    Embellish your room with this handwoven cushion cover. Can also be matched with Akhmim bedspreads and wall art.

    • Fair trade
    • 100% Egyptian cotton
    • Approx. 40 x 40 cm / 15.8" x 15.8"
    • Cushion cover has an envelope closure
    • Insert not included
    • Wash in cold water
    • Handmade in Egypt
    • Fulfillment and shipment from Canada

     

    The Artisans

    Akhmim WeaversThe Akhmim project is one of the development initiatives of the Association of Upper Egypt for Education and Development (AUEED). This project gives the opportunity for girls and women to perpetuate a 4000 years old local textile industry by allowing them to weave traditional products and revive Coptic and Islamic designs from the region dating back to the 3rd century AD.

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