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What Lies Beneath

These brilliant rug designs, employing the materials and techniques indigenous to the Rabari tribe of western India, are a vivid example of how — contrary to popular belief — traditional motifs can abide by both classical and current aesthetic principles.  The husband-and-wife design team Doshi Levien commissions these rugs for their London-based company, with the aim of capturing the “serendipity” and imagination of this particular weaving process with the sophistication and skill involved in the creation of these lush, handmade compositions. These rugs become the meeting ground for tradition and innovation. Metropolis offers an insightful look into the practice.

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