Scotland Hand-Embroidered Pillow by Catstudio

Item #: CATST-EMB-PL-Scotland

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Scotland Hand-Embroidered Pillow by Catstudio

Real men wear kilts! This original design celebrates the beautiful Country of Scotland.
This pillow is entirely HAND embroidered on light tea-colored 100% organic cotton. Amazingly it can take up to one week to embroider one pillow! It is also unique in nature since each artisan incorporates a certain flair and signature to his/her work. Accented with black velvet piping.

  • Embroidered entirely by HAND: it takes 40+ hours to make one!
  • Dimensions: 20" x 20"
  • Materials: 100% Organic Cotton; Poly form included; Button closure.
  • Hand-Embroidered and Made in India.
  • Care Instructions: Dry clean only.
  • Fun Facts: The world's first Open Championship Golf game was played on 10-17-1860 at Prestwick Golf Club in Scotland. The most complete Neolithic village in Europe is Skara Brae on the island of Orkney. These eight buildings date from roughly 3100 BCE. Scotland has roughly 790 islands including island groups Orkney, Shetland and the Hebrides; over 600 of the islands are uninhabited. Scotland was an independent nation until 1603 when the King of Scotland, James VI, became King James I of England and Ireland. Scotland and England did not officially merge until 1707 when they formed the United Kingdom of Great Britain. The United Kingdom is Scotland, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. In 1824 the city of Edinburgh became the first city to have its own fire brigade. Sanquhar post office claims to be the oldest working post office in the world- it was established in 1712. The Encyclopaedia Britannica was first published between 1768 and 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is the world's oldest surviving encyclopedia. Scotland is known for its Whisky production. Johnnie Walker, who first produced a Scotch whisky blend in 1865, became the world's leading whisky company. Glenfiddich is the world's best-selling single malt whisky and accounts for 35% of the world's single malt sales. Scotland is roughly the size of Maine. Scotland has three official languages: English; Scots; Scottish Gaelic. Loch Ness has the largest volume of fresh water in Great Britain- it is 788 ft deep and 23 miles long. The lake is famous for sightings of a mysterious aquatic animal known as the Loch Ness Monster or Nessie. Many believe the monster to be something like a plesiosaur. For 1,500 years the legend has prevailed and today nearly 2 million people visit the lake each year to catch sight of the mysterious creature. The raincoat was apparently invented in Scotland in 1824 by Charles Macintosh. The garment is still refered to as a 'Mac.' The oldest tree in Europe is a twisted yew in Fortingall, Scotland. It is approx. 3,000 years old. Scotland's population has the most redheads of any nation in the world - 13% of Scots are redheads.
Scotland Hand-Embroidered Pillow by Catstudio

Scotland Hand-Embroidered Pillow by Catstudio