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"Suaimhneas" Limited Edition Blue, Silver Grey Wool, Silk Rug/Tapestry

$13,500

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Suaimhneas, as featured in Irish Arts Review & The Irish Times. Edition 2 of 15 square 8x8ft In stock in New York City and ready for delivery. This is formerly a gallery / showroom display model in excellent condition and organically cleaned "Exciting Designs in Breathtaking Colours" Dr. Jennifer Goff, Curator of the Eileen Gray Collection & Furniture, National Museum of Ireland. Suaimhneas meaning peace, calm or contentment in the Irish language, draws its inspiration from Insular Art, a remarkable artistic movement that emerged during early Irish monasticism in 7th Century Ireland. The design reflects the swirling motifs and spiral forms typical of this period of creativity. Often referred to as the "age of saints and scholars", the era was considered a golden age for the arts in Ireland. Shown in 8' square version. Limited Edition of 15 Irish wool functional floor art or tapestry by Rhyme Studio. Composed of the finest traditionally spun pure Irish wool and silk, tufted and naturally dyed by hand in Ireland, the Rhyme Studio Collection is a celebration of classical to contemporary art, sculptural form and a testament to the quality of Irish craftsmanship. The company offers a rapidly growing inventory of designs and welcomes all custom requests. On a mission to breathe authenticity and sustainability into the world of carpet design, Rhyme Studio sources its Irish wool from the spectacular west coast of Ireland. Fleece is sent for processing and spinning to Kerry Woolen Mills, one of the last surviving traditional woolen mills in Ireland founded in the seventeenth century. From there it journeys on to historic Cushendale Woolen Mills where it is dyed by hand using only natural, non toxic dyes and spun onto the skein. Finally it is delivered to our rural Irish studio to be tufted meticulously into design by the hand of our master craftsman.

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Rhyme Studio is a Brooklyn based design manufacturer, interiors and art advisory. On a mission to breathe unique form, color and sustainable craftsmanship into the world of rug design, we source Irish wool for our rug collection from Galway sheep farms. It is processed at a historic 300 year old woolen mill, hand dyed using natural dyes by a 200 year old mill before tufted by hand into carpet at our rural Irish farmhouse studio. The OM Series derives from a 1600 year old alphabet called Ogham and features the rich deep naturally brown wool of the Irish Zwartbles sheep. Known for monumental inscriptions on standing stones, it is believed that Ogham or the "tree alphabet" was created by druids and scholars as a secret form of communication. Other collections include Limited Edition The Insula Series inspired by 7th Century Irish art and illuminated manuscripts which was considered a golden age for the arts in Ireland. "The Trinity Series" is a study of triangular forms and rich colours and a fourth design series entitled "Modernity" will debut in early 2021. Founder Claire McGovern has designed interiors, curated art and design installations and collaborated with many talented artists and designers. Her entrepreneurial days began with a critically acclaimed art and design gallery evolving into the interiors and design practice she operates from New York City today. Her office is proud to also represent the works of storm chaser Ian Sheldon and sculptor Helen O'Connell.
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