MURSI | RUG II
The Nilotic pastoralist ethnic group Mursi lives in southwestern Ethiopia, and have strong beliefs in a
higher force coming from the sky, called Tumwi. The Mursi also consider clays sacred and powerful,
as they still paint their bodies for religious and medical purposes. Plus, animals are a very important
source for food. The combina- tion of the body painting motifs and the animal’s footprints in an
abstract pattern creates MURSI hand-tufted tencel rug, an earth-to-earth acquisition for the home.
Ø 300 cm | 118,11”
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