Angkor Silk Pillow, White Elephant

This pillow is made with substantial glossy silk, depicting a beloved animal in Cambodia.  The silk is spun by hand and the patterns are printed by hand, which guarantee the highest level of attention to detail. 

  • 100% Silk cover
  • Bottom zipper
  • UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts
  • 18" x 18"
  • Dry clean
  • Cambodia
  • Style No. 410106122

    More to the Story:  The white elephant has long been a prominent icon in Cambodian history, traditionally in service to the royal family, favored for their rarity and beauty.  It also plays a role in many Hindu and Buddhist legends, most significantly the birth of Buddha - Queen Mayadevi dreamed about a white elephant descending from heaven and entering her womb, which symbolized she had conceived a pure and powerful child.