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Kwela Boy Square Cushion Cover - Tretchikoff

Kwela Boy Square Cushion Cover - Tretchikoff

Regular price R 990.00
Regular price R 1,165.00 Sale price R 990.00
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Please Order by 30 August 2024 to receive by 30 October 2024.

Kwela Boy, part of the Classic Collection cushion cover series, is an expressive composition that captures the lively spirit of South African street music in its rawest form. This piece presents a young boy playing the pennywhistle, a signature instrument in Kwela, a genre that seamlessly melds traditional African rhythms with jazz and swing. Tretchikoff captures the boy mid-performance, his face a picture of concentrated joy, encapsulating the essence of youthful exuberance and musical passion.

Tretchikoff’s use of vibrant colours and bold brush strokes conveys the pulsating energy of Kwela music, making the scene feel dynamic and alive. Kwela Boy is a tribute to the power of music, celebrating the unyielding spirit and rhythm of the young performer. This cushion cover, with the option to add exquisite beading, elevates the artwork's textural and visual appeal, transforming it into a captivating statement piece that brings the vibrant culture of South African street music into any space.

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The manufacturing process is all done by hand, and to order, we offer multiple pre-order options over the year. Thereafter, shipping time is usually 4-5 working days within South Africa and approximately 10-14 working days outside of South Africa.

Care Instructions

Machine washable and colourfast, but may fade with wear; wash with similar colours, use mild detergent, tumble dry low, and iron on low to medium heat if needed.

Look out for Tretchikoff's Pigeon

A familiar figure in many of Tretchikoff’s works, the pigeon signified good fortune. Each one of our prints is certified with a printed pink pigeon to ensure it is an authentic licensed print.
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