Modern versions of Finnish "ryijys".

Modern versions of Finnish "ryijys".

extended: Traditional Scandinavian Rya Rug Sewing Technique

extended: Traditional Scandinavian Rya Rug Sewing Technique

Probably the most famous finnish rya rug Liekki by Gallen-Kallela. Designed in 1900! Photo by Suomen Kästyön Ystävät

Probably the most famous finnish rya rug Liekki by Gallen-Kallela. Designed in 1900! Photo by Suomen Kästyön Ystävät

Timo Sarpaneva; Wool 'Sysymiilu' Rya Rug, 1949.

Timo Sarpaneva; Wool 'Sysymiilu' Rya Rug, 1949.

Ruusu rug design by Eliel Saarinen (1904)

Ruusu rug design by Eliel Saarinen (1904)

Väinö Blomstedt Horses Designed in 1906, woven in the beginning of the 1900s

Väinö Blomstedt Horses Designed in 1906, woven in the beginning of the 1900s

DIY - this would be perfect ryijy for our home.

DIY - this would be perfect ryijy for our home.

Kirsti Ilvessalo, Wool Rug, 1956.

Kirsti Ilvessalo, Wool Rug, 1956.

Widely known textile artist Ritva Puotila, one of the front figures in Finnish textile art | Ritva Puotila; Wool 'Rubiini' Rya Rug, 1994.

Widely known textile artist Ritva Puotila, one of the front figures in Finnish textile art | Ritva Puotila; Wool 'Rubiini' Rya Rug, 1994.

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