Albero

Mica

Nature becomes art in the conceptual sculptures of Arte Povera protagonist Giuseppe Penone, whose work uses gestures to alter natural forms. Albero creates a gestural motif using twisted wool plied with linen over a blend of cotton and merino wool yarns. See Albero-S for its companion stair runner.

This collection elevates textiles to living art. Inspired by Arte Povera, a Post-War Italian art movement that used simple materials to create works of artistic expression, each rug is an homage to these visionary artists—transcending the boundaries between art and nature, artist and artisan.

The Atelier collection is a series of limited-edition pieces created and designed by Sylvie Johnson and the Merida team.

Details

Construction

Jacquard Woven

Yarns

32% Twisted Wool
25% Linen
13% Cotton
13% Abaca
10% Abaca
7% Thin-Felted Wool

Standard Lead Time

16 weeks

Max Width Without Seam

11' 2"

Color

Mica

Made In

USA – Fall River, Massachusetts

Arte Povera evolved a new visual language that was experiential, ever-changing, and alive to the senses. Each Atelier rug is an expression of living art, a one-of-a-kind textile woven by artisans and made to be touched.

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