Turmeric Hydrangea Cushion (Large)

Lora Avedian
£385
Turmeric Hydrangea Cushion (Large) is a contemporary piece by multidisciplinary London-based artist Lora Avedian, which is inspired by English gardens.
Influenced by National Trust Houses, English gardens and antique textiles collected from markets and fairs, this rectangular cushion with an Oxford border is typical of Lora’s work, which often translates elements of narrative into stitch.
Material: 100% pure Lithuanian linen, silk, viscose thread
Dimensions: Height: 10cm, Length: 80cm, Width: 40cm
Care Instructions: Dry clean only
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Process

Each element of this piece was crafted and stitched into place by hand. The hydrangea petals are made from laser cut vintage silk taffeta, which are applied individually to the base using a machine. The hand-cut linen leaves are appliquéd onto linen using viscose thread.
Turmeric Hydrangea Cushion (Large)
The Maker Lora Avedian Textile Artist - London

Multidisciplinary artist Lora Avedian depicts elements of narrative through textile and craft processes, employing traditional embroidery and embellishment techniques to craft modern designs. Following a successful career in set design and embroidery, Lora was awarded a Masters in Mixed Media Textiles from the Royal College of Art in 2017. She favours slow processes, focusing on short run and bespoke projects, and prefers to use antique and one-off materials such as cords, braids and ribbons when creating her pieces.