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Peacocks carpet

The artefact

The decoration of this large carpet in natural white wool revives the ancient local textile motif of the stylised peacock, repeated in the harmonious tone-on-tone composition with reliefs crafted according to the traditional pibiones technique on a finely striped background. Handcrafted, it is part of the distinctive collection of carpets by this handicraft workshop, featuring modern interpretations of traditional techniques and subjects.


Materiali: Industrial wool, Cotton
Tecniche di lavorazione: "A pibiònes", "a rànu", "a beltighitta", "a soprariccio" weaving techniques
Dimensioni: Length 300 cm; Width 200 cm
Località di produzione: Samugheo

Artigiano: Mariantonia Urru
Settore: Webbing

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