Sassi

Mica

Stones become living art in the conceptual sculptures of Arte Povera artist Giovanni Anselmo, whose work explores themes of time, nature and transformation. Sassi emulates an interplay of natural elements with a dimensional weave of rich wools, cotton, and silk.

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

25% Abaca
19% Cotton
19% Abaca
16% Abaca
14% Silk Wool
7% Undyed 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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