Illinois Hand-Embroidered Pillow by Catstudio

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Illinois Hand-Embroidered Pillow by Catstudio

The land of Lincoln. This original design celebrates the State of Illinois - from Cairo to Chicago!
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: A replica of the leaning tower of Pisa stands in the town of Niles, Illinois. Walt Disney was born in Illinois. Pinball was invented in Chicago in 1930 by "In and Outdoor Games Company." The city of Metropolis is in southern Illinois (there is a statue of Superman featured in the downtown). There are more units of government in Illinois than in any other state. Over six thoU.S.A.nd units to be exact. This is due to city, county and township regulating bodies. The world's largest cookie and cracker factory, where 16 billion Oreo cookies were made in one year, is located in Chicago (Nabisco). The world's largest public library collection of books is the Chicago Public Library, it contains more than 2 million books. Illinois has reported the highest number of personalized license plates (more than any other state). The world's first skyscraper was built in Chicago in 1885 (The Marlin Perkins). 80% of the country's pumpkins are grown in Illinois. The tallest man in the world was born in Alton in 1918 (he stood 8 feet, 11 inches tall). The Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) in Chicago is the second tallest building in North America and contains the world's fastest elevators (1,600 ft./minute. The building was once the tallest in the world (from its opening in 1973 until 1996). Illinois is bordered by six states (Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, and Wisconsin). Residents of Illinois are called "Illinoisans."
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Illinois Hand-Embroidered Pillow by Catstudio

Illinois Hand-Embroidered Pillow by Catstudio