The Princess of Athens, Philomela lived the good life as the King’s youngest daughter, until her older sister, Procne and her husband King Tereus of Thrace, invited her for a visit. Once she settled in for a good time, Tereus proceeded to take Philomela to a forest cabin and rape her, and then insist she be hush hush about it. When Philomela proved feisty, Tereus tore out her tongue.
ibu is a movement of women around the world growing into economic self-sufficiency through the art of their hands, bearers of both textile tradition and social change.
An ibu ally wraps our hand-loomed luxury around her shoulder or leans into a cushion shining with a woman’s imagination and she belongs to this movement.