Rainbow Pangden Pillow
Our printed pillows are created with the newest eco-friendly technology to reflect the detail and uniqueness of archival textiles while being durable for modern living. Digitally printed onto our signature cotton/linen blend fabric.
Front: Cotton/Linen Blend
Back: 100% Natural Flax Linen
Closure: Exposed zipper with a gold pull
Made In: USA
Oversized Feather/Down insert included
Our fabrics are OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified. This means that they have been tested and are free of over 100 harmful and environmentally damaging chemicals. Our fabrics are better for your skin and better for the environment.
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This pillow is made from fabric that is based on a handwoven piece made from pure Tibetan sheep's wool to produce a fabric called Sherma. Sherma is one of the finest woven textiles made in Tibet. This super-thin wool takes much longer to spin than other, thicker wools, and is one of the thinnest wools that can be created on a loom. After spinning, the wool is dyed using natural plant-based dyes and then woven into strips. The strips are stitched together to form the traditional Tibetan apron called pangden. These aprons are characterized by a three panel, multi-colored stripe design.
The pangden communicates two aspects of a Tibetan woman's identity. Traditionally, only married women wore aprons, so the apron generally serves as a mark of marital status. Second, the stripe patterns and colors are unique to different regions of Tibet, thus revealing the woman's origin. This pangden is from the Panam County of the Shegatse Region in the southwestern part of Tibet.