Rabari Rugs by Doshi Levien for nanimarquina
by Ted Savage / March 17, 2014
Tribal: Rabari Rugs by Doshi Levien for nanimarquina, a collection that evokes "the sensual and shiny world of tribal folk embroidery of India," influenced by the craft of the once-nomadic Rabaris in the Kutch region.


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Details: Series of three carpets, 100% New Zealand wool, handmade in India by using the hand knotted and hand woven Sumak techniques. Design references "unfinished embroideries, like studies of different techniques in progress, as they gradually emerge over time." nanimarquina , in Barcelona, Spain, specializes in fine rugs.

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Designer: Doshi Levien design studio, based in London, established in 2000 by Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien, explores "the coming together of cultures, technology, story telling, industrial design and fine craftsmanship."

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