Portland-based designer, stylist and Cloth & Goods founder, Melissa Newirth, works with artists and artisans who use traditional methods to repurpose vintage and handmade textiles for modern day homes.
Ceremonial kente cloth, worn by Asante women. Strips
are hand-sewn together, with a combination of designs known as Wotoa or shell of a snail, Nkyimkyim, or zigzag, and the Babadua or bamboo-like cane design.
Patchwork of vintage tribal dresses and mirrored embroidery
pieces from India. Can be used as runner or wall-hanging. Patchwork is bound and backed in an eggplant cotton. age-appropriate wear.