Hummingbird
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Hummingbird

Alexander McQueen

Wool and silk aubusson

£545.00 £545

Availability: In stock

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  • About This Design

    Jewel-like iridescent hummingbirds are hand woven in silk and metallic thread on a black cashmere background with faint plumes of grey smoke.

    The Hummingbird Cushion is available from stock, size 56 x 56 cm (22" x 22")

  • Designer Story

    Initially trained on Savile Row, Alexander McQueen was quickly distinguished as a ground-breaking, unconventional and lavish fashion designer.

    Renowned for his theatrical fashion shows, macabre motifs, ‘bumster’ trousers and sculpted silhouettes, he added fantasy and rebellion to all his creations. McQueen (or ‘Lee’ to those close to him) graduated from Central St Martins in 1995. The following year he was appointed head designer at Givenchy, before establishing his eponymous label in 2001. With numerous celebrity patrons and adoring fans, his name and ‘genius’ is recognized worldwide.

    Three years in the making, Alexander McQueen’s rug collection took craftsmanship to couture levels, encapsulating The Rug Company and McQueen’s combined commitment to arresting design, superior quality and skilled craftsmanship. The collection won the award for ‘Fashion’s Contribution to Design’ at the 2010 Elle Decoration British Design Awards.

    McQueen tragically died on 11 February 2010. The custodian for the Alexander McQueen brand is now his right-hand woman, Sarah Burton, who has earned her own international success for her beautiful creations, honouring Lee’s vision whilst still accomplishing her own aesthetic. 

    www.alexandermcqueen.com

  • Craftsmanship

    Our collection of cushions is entirely handmade, using traditional tapestry and needlepoint techniques, and with a generous goose down filler. Each piece is enhanced by the unique style of our exclusive designers, and is distinctive, precious and collectable.

  • Delivery, Returns and Payment Methods

    Delivery

    Deliveries to mainland UK addresses are free of charge and we endeavour to make them within two working days (Monday to Friday) using our shipping partner, UPS.

    We deliver to most national and international destinations. Deliveries to all international addresses will take longer, but we try to send all orders by the quickest route possible. Delivery charges for outside the UK are calculated by volumetric weight, and are calculated at the checkout.

    If you wish to place an online order for delivery to the USA, South America or The Caribbean, please visit our United States Online Store.

    For delivery to any of the following countries, please contact your local showroom directly to make an enquiry or place an order: Belgium, Denmark, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Mexico, Russia (Moscow and Saint Petersburg), Spain (Barcelona and Madrid), Sweden, Taiwan and United Arab Emirates.

    Returns

    We want you to be delighted with your purchase, so if you are not completely happy, you may return it to us within 21 days of receipt for a full refund or exchange - provided that the item is returned complete and in original condition. The Rug Company will cover the cost of shipping (both delivery and return) within the UK, but charges may be incurred for shipping outside of the UK. Read our Terms & Conditions for more details.

    To return an item, you must first contact us. We will then arrange for UPS to collect the item from you. Returns can be collected from your home, work or alternative address.

    It is recommended that you keep the original packaging in order to make returning items easier. If you no longer have the original packaging we can suggest alternatives or send you new packaging free of charge.

    Payment Method

    We accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Visa Debit and Maestro. All payments are secure online.