Tapestries & Cushions by Mio Karo
The Mio Karo collection includes rugs, wallhanging and cushions. Each piece is hand made in Sardinia using the pinions weaving technique and the finest materials such as wool from local sheep, silk, linen and cotton.
The pibiones weaving technique is most commonly found in the central and eastern areas of Sardinia. This is a particular type of stitched relief, created from the countless grains that make up the design. These are made by twisting the yarn around a needle which is arranged in a horizontal position on the loom; the needle is then pulled away, thereby creating a raised effect (grains). Operated entirely by hand, including the slay mechanism, i.e. the working phase effected by a complicated mechanism moved by the hands and feet which tightens the weft yarns one against the other once they have passed over the pin.The pibiones technique was used in antiquity only for the best hand-woven bed covers “sa faona” and for household articles such as curtains, fabrics, cushions and tablecloths.
Price: 119€ – 989€
Tapestry: 162 cm x 85 cm
Cushion: 40 cm x 40 cm
Blackon creme or creme on black