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GAN Backstitch Rug - Composition


Designed by Raw Edges, the GAN Backstitch Rug was created through an eagerness to make sense of the unintentional hidden beauty of a rug's reverse side. Handmade by female artisans from GAN's Women's Unit in India, the 'Composition' Backstitch rug creates an atmosphere of intrigue and wonder.

In response to the global Covid-19, during May/June 2020 GAN is donating 10% of all sales of Backstitch rugs to help members of the Women's Unit.

Made For You : Estimated 6 - 8 Weeks

GAN Backstitch Rug - Composition
Unit Price: £1145.00
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The GAN Composition Rug from the brands Backstitch Rug Collection designed by Raw Edge embodies a complex, diverse pattern of different colours, stitches and layers. The designers found themselves drawn to the generally hidden aesthetic on a rug's reverse side. Their aim with the Backstitch collection was to understand the language of this"random" backstretch. Focussing on colour combinations, the rhythm of patterns, the thickness of the yarns, tactility and craftmanship, t Backstitch collection also emphasise handmade craftsmanship and handmade embroideries.

Made from 100% pure wool, produced on manual looms and delicately hand-embroidered by the artisans of the GAN Women’s Unit in India, the design can be used as both a rug or as a tapestry on the wall.

The GAN Women's Unit was established in 2010 by the company's Creative Director Mapi Millet and designer Patricia Urquiola celebrates the growing independence of female artisans located in a small village in the north of India in the state of Uttar Pradesh, close to Bhadhomi. Its philosophy is to contribute towards the progress of the communities in which it manufactures its products.

In response to the global Covid-19, during May/June 2020 GAN is donating 10% of all sales of Backstitch rugs to help members of the Women's Unit.

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