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This print explores the unusual beauty of the herbs used to brew absinthe - green anise, grand wormwood and sweet fennel.

Renowned for the power to bring inspiration and visions absinthe was the drink of choice for experimental artists and writers such as Van Gogh, Rimbaud and Oscar Wilde.

Although the hallucinatory effects of absinthe have long been disproved, it still stands as a symbol of bohemianism and the work mantra 'write drunk, edit sober'.

Loudly declare your love of the hard stuff with this print.


Absinthe Cushions

Pair of cushions
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These limited edition cushions feature the herbs used to grow absinthe: Grand Wormwood, Green Anise and Sweet Fennel.

The cushions are made from Shantung silk originating from the Chinese province of Shandong. Shantung has been exported for hundreds of years, traditionally being used to make wedding dresses, as you can imagine for a fabric that's still being produced after so long it's really very lovely. Woven with uneven yarns it has a subtle and irregular slub which causes some small printing deficiencies, this is intentional and adds to the character of the fabric. It's one of our favourite fabrics ever!

  • 100% digitally printed Shantung silk
  • Backed with 7oz charcoal denim
  • Shipped with a high quality feather cushion, polyester cushions also available upon request
  • Made in Britain
  • Removable cover, dry clean only
  • 51cm x 31cm
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Absinthe Cushions

Pair of cushions — £90

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