Cactus - 80% wool carpet
- Artist Mariantonia Urru
AF153 Cactus Fili
Technique Pibiones e litzos*
Description 80% wool, 20% cotton. The result is a very heavy fabric, 5 to 10 mm thick depending on the size of weft and irons, characterized by a dotted texture
*Pibiones technique is realized through the use of bars to which a large wool weft is wrapped around. This passage creates a very compact curl, reminiscent of a small grape, which in the dialect of Sardinia is called “Pibione”.
N.B. There could be a variation in length respectively of:
+/- 5 cm up to 2 meters in length
+/- 7 cm up to 3 meters in length
+/- 15 cm up to 6 meters in length
"Cactus Fili" carpet collection by Paulina Herrera Letelier. She was born in Santiago, Chile. She grew up between Mexico and Chile, where she graduated in architecture at the Universidad Central of Chile.
Since 2005 she lives in Cagliari. She is a Ph.D. in Architecture (University of Cagliari in 2011) and a member of the Studio Professionisti Associati who deals with architectural, urban planning and landscape design.
Always passionate about photography and design, she is constantly engaged with research and development of projects in both fields.
This piece is handmade to order
Estimated production time: 60 days
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Regular price € 3.857
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Mariantonia Urru is a woman. She is an entrepreneur and a mother. It is the tradition of her land to which she gives new life by contaminating it with the sensitivity of the present and the applications of her future customers. At 14 years old her first work, since then she has never stopped, and when her children have grown up enough she was able to open her own laboratory.
Mariantonia Urru gives to weaving multiple meanings: a link between past and present, a link between innovation and tradition, as for tradition of making. She looks into the future, maintaining a quality of product and crafts that originally belongs to the past and which are a great heritage of technical and cultural value.
Mariantonia Urru opens the door to the collaboration with international designers, supporting them in the research of technical solutions and supporting the various formal results. She intends to promote the territory by making sharing of knowledge and communication the basis of its innovative path.
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