A large, wonderfully thick and robust brush doormat, featuring a burgundy-coloured inset dove motif. Made from tough natural coir (coconut husk fibre) by the Shertallai Co-operative in Kerala, India.
Please note, the Dove Doormat is only available for delivery to Australian addresses, and via normal post, not express.
The Shertallai Coir Co-operative was the first co-operative society to be founded in Kerala, southern India.
I think the mat is really lovely and has given my front porch a touch of class! So now I want to improve my back porch. And I am giving one to a son who recently purchased his first very modest home and was admiring my mat.
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