Triangle Pillows a Thai Tradition
The decorative Triangle Pillow called Mon Sam Lieung (Triangle Pillow) or Mon Thai (Thai Pillow) or Mon Kwan (Axe Pillow) is used extensively throughout Thailand's culture and are found almost anywhere you go in the country. The triangle pillow has unique colorful styles can be used as decorative throw pillows or massage cushions. Triangle pillows are not only beautiful they are very comfortable. They are used in many venues, restaurants, bars and in the home. The Triangle Pillow has been a fundamental part of Thailand's culture for many years. Buy Triangle Pillow !
Our Triangle pillows and mats are filled with Kapok (Ceiba pentandra) is a tropical tree of the order and the family Malvaceae (previously separated in the family Bombacaceae), The tree is also known as the Java cotton, Java kapok, or ceiba. It is a sacred symbol in Maya mythology.
The tree grows to 60-70 m (200-230 ft) tall and has a very substantial trunk up to 3 m (10 ft) in diameter with buttresses. The pods contain seeds surrounded by a fluffy, yellowish fiber that is a mix of lignin and cellulose.
The fibre is light, very buoyant, resilient, and resistant to water. It was previously much used in life jackets and similar devices. The fibre has been largely replaced by man-made materials.
In Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries kapok has large seed pods and is called taban fai ตะบันไฟ.
Triangle Pillows, mattresses and decorative cushions are comfortable as well as easy to store, they are fast becoming a must have in many homes. Whether it be for a leaning cushion for relaxing, to being used as a day bed or even a gaming center for the video games in front of the TV.
The triangle pillow's tubular fabric construction gives firm support and ensures that the cushion will last for years. Each decorative fabric tube is stuffed separately to give even support throughout the triangle pillow and mattress.
Prices are in U S Dollars, include delivery to any home or business in the continental United States only, if you require delivery to an alternative country please contact us for a direct quote. Click on the questions button for additional information you require.
We stock Thai Triangle Pillows, cushions, and mattress and various throw pillows in a number of styles and ship from our California warehouse.
The full 31" x 80" mattress with no pillow attached is available by following the link below
We stock the Traditional Triangle pillow with no mattress in these sizes. 6” x 9” , 9” x 13.5”, 12” x 20” Ten Individual Tubes,14” x 22” 15 individual tubes
Colors may vary slightly from those shown on the website, this is because these goods are handcrafted and this minor discrepancy should be seen as added character and not as a fault. Colors will also very from computer monitor to monitor. Picture shown is a three fold variety, and this type is only for demonstration of colors and styles.
Thai people have perfected triangle pillow designs over hundreds of years. Nineteenth century European explorers commented in diaries on their comfort and practicality. Our pillows are “Lai Thai style” colorful fabric designs, kapok filled to ensure long lasting firmness. The triangles offer lower back support for watching television, reading or as an attractive decor accents. The single squares are great for meditation cushions and the rectangles can be used as bolsters while doing yoga. Made in Thailand from cotton blend fabric.