Kvadrat Rugs

argali series

In a palette of six colours typical of Nepalese yarns, this high-quality kilim rug has been hand woven from special Tibetan wool from Argali – a wild sheep breed that resides in the Himalayan mountains.

The yarns themselves have been handspun by local weavers, and their naturally faded colours and irregular character lend each rug a truly individual appeal.

Each rug incorporates several design details, including a hand-embroidered area with silk yarn – a reference to an old tradition of repairing the rugs. The fringes are braided, a practice that also refers to an old custom in Nepal – this for its decorative appeal. Colourful silk yarns lend the rug a light and modern character.

lead time: approx 10 weeks

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€ 3.731 for customers outside the EU

designer: Hella Jongerius
year: 2013
available in 6 colorsways

 

 

hand woven   
98% Tibetan wool and 2% silk

size: 200 x 300cm
other available sizes: 180 x 240cm / 250 x 350cm / 300 x 400cm
custom made: max. 500 x 1000cm