Silk Bird Folk Cushion

by Art at Home (Kath&Company)

  • Artist Caitlin Hinshelwood
  • Date 2021
  • Size 45 x 45cm
  • Materials Hand dyed blue silk and hand screen printed imagery in white. Grey silk satin with yellow zip. Duck feather pad included

This cushion features birds and floral imagery inspired by Greek folk embroidery and textiles.

Hand dyed blue silk and hand screen printed imagery in white using a discharge print process. There is some variation in how white the imagery comes out in each cushion due to variables in the process, making no two quite the same.  The back is a plain mid grey silk satin with a yellow zip across the bottom.


About the Artist

Caitlin Hinshelwood lives and works in London.  She produces distinctive collections of illustrative, hand-worked, printed textiles with an accomplished use of colour. Traditional methods and processes for textile screen-printing and dyeing are central to her work.  She is interested in how textiles can be used to communicate and how they can act as repositories of personal or social history.

Caitlin is currently Joint Course Leader on BA Textile Design at Central Saint Martins and has exhibited her work nationally and internationally.