PLOUGH RUG – Hand tufted rug commission inspired by the contours of a freshly ploughed field and the green shoots of a new crop.
Hand Tufted cut and loop pile rug commission inspired by ploughed field and the green shoots of a new crop.Read more
Hand tufted pure wool rug or wall hanging inspired by cultivated fields
Inspired by walks through the fields around West Yorkshire and the changing view of the field directly in front of Area Rugs workshop in Mirfield, this HAY BALE design rug or wall hanging evokes the movement of the ploughed lines of cultivation but using a palette of expressive, counterintuitive custom dyed pure wool colours.
Each rug starts with pure wool blended and spun in Huddersfield.
Each colour has been custom dyed in Dewsbury.
Each colour is wound onto separate cones locally.
Each design is drawn onto a hand stretched canvas.
Each rug is hand tufted using the pure wool custom dyed colours.
Each rug takes between 2 to 3 days to build up the tufting lines into a dense pile.
Each rug is backed with natural latex and hessian to for a rigid finish.
Each rug is than finished on the floor by cropping or shearing any long ends that have shot out during the hand tufting.
HAY BALE I
Construction – Cut Pile Pure Wool
Pile height – 12mm High Cut Pile
Quality – 4.25 kg per meter
Rug Size – 170cm x 120cm
Colours – 7 Custom Dyed Colours
Edges – Turned & Finished Edges
Loose Laid Rug or Wall Hanging