Yael et Valerie 'I affirm' cushion
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Yael et Valerie 'I affirm' cushion

Black Owned

A stunning and elegant scatter cushion featuring a hand drawn illustration depicting the legendary Queen Mother of the ancient West African kingdom of Benin, Iyoba Idia c.1500. The nude colour, compliments any design scheme, and is both elegant and striking.

The fabric is designed by the prestigious Haitian design house 'Yael et Valerie'. This cushion is a truly special piece and bound to be a centrepiece in any setting.

Fabric designed in Haiti, printed and tailored in the UK. 


100% cotton with a beige coloured velvet backing.

Plain seamed with a zip.

44 x 44cm.

Removable cushion insert.

Sold with a duck feather filling

Handwash or dry clean only


Why it's on The Cornrow?

We fell in love with the 'Past and Connection' textile on first sight, and our co-founder Kemi has used it extensively in her home. We were so pleased to make the connection with Valerie of Yael et Valerie and be able to produce our own home textiles using this special and powerful fabric for our Cornrow Heritage Collection.

Our Cornrow Heritage Collection makes everyday items gel with a modern black aesthetic. We have sourced some beautiful fabrics from across the world which we are making into wonderful everyday items - cushions, beanbags, throws... there is so much to come from The Cornrow home interiors collection!

All The Cornrow purchases can be beautifully gift wrapped in one of our special wrapping papers for £3 per product. Simply select this option at checkout and we will do the rest.
Email us at team@thecornrow.com and we will endeavour to answer your questions as soon as possible.
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