Argali carpet

Manufacturer: Danskina

Designer: Hella Jongerius

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Hand woven carpet with braided fringes and silk application.

  • Material: 98% new wool, 2% silk.

width 180cm | length 240cm
heigth 6mm

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In a palette of six colours typical of Nepalese yarns, this high-quality kilim rug has been hand woven from special Tibetan wool from Argali - a wild sheep breed that resides in the Himalayan mountains. The yarns themselves have been handspun by local weavers, and their naturally faded colours and irregular character lend each rug a truly individual appeal. Each rug incorporates several design details, including a hand-embroidered area with silk yarn - a reference to an old tradition of repairing the rugs. The fringes are braided, a practice that also refers to an old custom in Nepal - this for its decorative appeal. ‘This is a contemporary take on the kilim rug,’ says Hella Jongerius of her inspiration. ‘It retains the high quality of traditional construction and includes crispy, fresh details.’ Colourful silk yarns lend the rug a light and modern character.

Height 6mm, weight 1.6kg / m²


The Dutch lable enchants wool in couture carpets. Into rugs for Sunday's children, who appreciate liking things. Danskina specializes in the design and development of exclusive made-to-order contemporary rugs. A danskina rug is an essential element of the interior design. Combining craftsmanship and creativity in every detail. Marking a space and giving it personality. And because every rug is custom-made, it is your personality.

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