Kutnu Silk Pillow with Embroidery - Star , Turquoise Authentic Silk Cushion
Silk cushion with embroidery
Kutnu is a woven textile with a shiny surface and colourful vertical stripes, made with silk warps (lengthwise yarns) and cotton wefts (crosswise yarns) and woven in the hand looms. In Turkey, the art of weaving kutnu is only practised in Gaziantep and is the early example of the art of textile printing.
Anatolia is famous for rugs and carpets. Women weave them and reflect their emotions through traditional motifs on rugs and carpets. The embroidered symbol on this product is “Yıldız” figure which means star and symbolizes fertility and happiness.