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Tessart Cogoni

  • The original decoration of this large carpet in Sardinian wool draws on geometric motifs of traditional weaving, regularly spaced in an asymmetrical yet harmonious composition in bold and contrasting tones of orange and beige against a dark brown background.

  • This cushion features a set of cotton warps and linen woofs woven on a handloom. The artefact is characterized by the typical a pibiones technique, inspired by the Diamond flower design, dear to traditional Sardinian weavers, and easily suits any classical or modern setting.

  • This large carpet in Sardinian wool features a modern interpretation of one of the most common motifs of the local textile iconography, the rhombus, designed in an asymmetric composition of contemporary taste in elegant contrast of white and grey.

  • This set of cotton and linen towels is crafted with minimal weaving in different shades. The side decorations are obtained by alternating woofs of different size and colour.

  • The elegant decoration of this woollen carpet reproduces a design of the local tradition, the lily, realised in a harmonious mirror-effect composition with contrasting shades in blue, lilac and orange on a neutral background.

The artisan

Tessart Cogoni stems from a long-time family experience in textile arts. The refined fabrics are made, as usual, by the skilled hands of weavers, working on flat handlooms, in accordance with the local traditional technique, but also with the introduction of innovative solutions. In addition to the products made according to tradition, she develops an important and exclusive line of furniture designed in collaboration with designers and architects. For decades, Tessart has displayed its products in the main national market trade fairs, in Milan, Rome and Florence. At the Villamassargia workshop and the showroom of Villasimius, its fabrics may be admired to appreciate their details and quality.

The collection

Products include functional and decorative fabrics for home textiles and settings in general: carpets, tapestries, curtains, tablecloths, sheets. The decorative motifs are inspired by traditional patterns. Geometric forms, floral and plant motifs and complex themes, heraldic and allegorical symbols, religious and magical marks. Even the colours are inspired by tradition, by the natural colours of local landscape.

The technique

All products are manufactured with handlooms, applying ancient techniques, such as a pibiones and a litzus, typical of the village of Villamassargia. The threads used are natural only, including wool, linen and cotton, resulting in top quality fabrics.

More details on the Mediterranean Crafts Archive

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Where to find them

Tessart Cogoni Via Mazzini 09010 Villamassargia (CI)


Telefono: +39 (0)781 74416 - + 39 (0)70-791159

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