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Su Pistoccu carpet with honeycomb border

The artefact

The traditional diamond-shaped flower motif - Su Pistoccu – is rendered by elegantly combining bordeaux on a neutral background with a honeycomb border, a motif of small diamonds. Handwoven using a horizontal loom according to the traditional pibionis relief technique, the carpet is made of cotton yarn, available in several sizes and color combinations.


Materiali: Cotton
Tecniche di lavorazione: "A pibiònes", "a rànu", "a beltighitta", "a soprariccio" weaving techniques
Dimensioni: Length 110 cm; Width 60 cm

Artigiano: Gian Marco Ortu
Settore: Webbing

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