Let's cross the bridge to Brooklyn, NY!
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.
*20" x 20"
*100% Organic cotton
*Poly form included
*Dry clean only
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* The Dutch 1st settled this area of Marshland in the 17th century (est. a village near DUMBO, called it Breukelen after the town in Holland - where the name originates).
* Brooklyn refused to join NYC as a borough in 1833 but later joined in 1898.
* The 1st rollercoaster built as an amusement ride - invented in Coney Island 1884.
* Largest battle of the Revolutionary War was waged here Aug-Sept 1776 (Battle of Long Island).
* Twizzlers were developed at the National Licorice Co. here in 1845.
* Were Brooklyn to become its own city it would be the fourth most populous in the US, with 2.5million residents.
* The Greenpoint section of Brooklyn is nicknamed "Little Poland" as it has the second largest concentration of Polish Immigrants. 38% of Brooklyn residents are foreign born.
* Brooklyn is a major center for the arts, there are more than 700 art and cultural institutions in the borough.