Seven Sisters I Wool Rug (122x183cm) by Andrea Adamson

$854.00

Only a few left in stock

A stunning work of art for your floor that will bring any room alive.  This work can also be hung on the wall!

This spectacular rug from Better World Arts features an Aboriginal design by artist Andrea Adamson.

The Design

The sisters created the landscape as they tried to escape from Wati Nyiru.  They created a rock hole which went under the ground and came up on the other side of the hill.  The women dived into the water then flew up into the sky.  Wati Nyiru followed them.  Now, Wati Nyiru can be seen to the south of the seven sisters (pleiades) as he still chases them across the sky.

The Collaboration

These beautiful, unique rugs are a cross-cultural collaboration combining Aboriginal designs and traditional Kashmiri rug-making techniques. Chain stitched, using hand dyed wool and finished with a heavy cotton backing, each rug is a completely handmade piece. This project is unusual because the rug is owned by the artists, rather than licensed to a third party. A more empowering way to work, this brings many direct benefits to the artists’ and their community. Control and ownership of intellectual property are also maintained. Purchase of these rugs guarantees a direct return to the Aboriginal artist and their community.

These rugs have non-slip backing and a sleeve for a hanging rod.

Rugs are made of wool and as these products are handmade, there may be minor variations in dye and design.

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