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Black On White Limbo Rug

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Black On White Limbo Rug

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Design Xano Armenter
100% New Zealand wool, hand tufted
Handmade by Nanimarquina

There is always a reason to create, to laugh and to re-awaken. Faced with the challenge of the paper, several authors embody its essence on designer rugs. A graphic and industrial designer, a painter, a fashion designer and a writer and gallerist sign each of these designs, in which very personal visions of contemporary rugs, are evident. All with a common bond: the choice of the absence of color, black and white pair to intensify their identity. A dichotomy. A canvas horizontally. A work of art underfoot.

Wool from New Zealand sheep is a natural, sustainable and biodegradable fiber. This beautiful wool is hypoallergenic, it is easy to care for, ages well and holds its color. It also minimized noise levels, while it creates a relaxing and comfortable environment.

Hand tufting is a manual weaving process that uses a pistol-shaped contraption. The rug's design is made over a taut cotton fabric and weaved with a tufting gun, which pushes and cuts sections of wool thread that are fastened to the base with a layer of latex.

Nanimarquina was founded in 1987 focusing on offering rugs to a world that is interested in creativity, quality and innovation. Today, Nanimarquina is one of the leading companies in the contemporary rugs sector. Under the premise of "reuse, reduce, recycle", they pay the utmost attention to caring for and preserving the environment that surrounds us. All of their rugs are hand made in countries with great traditions of craftsmanship. Nanimarquina also guarantees that no child labor is used in the manufacturing of their rugs. They also collaborate actively with organizations to further improve standards of living for those directly involved in the process of producing their rugs.

Limbo was a gallery/bar in New York where the creator of this piece used to listen to music, drink beer and hang his paintings, dreaming of fame. As a memory-cum-homage to that very special place, Armenter has given this piece, which is based around a type of cosmopolitan mandala, this evocative name. It features a staircase or spiral towards the centre or goal, inspired by the game of snakes and ladders, where much depends on chance. That's why it is said that this rug brings luck.

The Limbo rug is handmade & hand tufted using 100% New Zealand wool. Custom sizes available on request.

Dimensions: 8'2"" w | 8'2" L | wool pile height: 14mm | total height: 20mm