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Pistoccus carpet

The artefact

This cotton and Sardinian wool carpet is charaterized by staggered stripes of different colours. The fabric is woven on a traditional flat handloom, the pattern is obtained by applying the a pistoccu technique, traditionally used to make saddlebags and doughcloths. Available in different contemporary colours, the carpet features an original motif inspired by Sardinia's weaving tradition.


Materiali: Cotton, Sardinian wool
Tecniche di lavorazione: "A brìali", "a brìabi", "a lìttos", "a mustra" weaving technique
Dimensioni: Length cm 160; Width cm 70
Località di produzione: San Basilio

Settore: Webbing

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