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Collection by Tuula Hytti

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Old fashioned rag-carpets. Hand made from old clothes and new fabrics.

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Swedish Rag Rugs from The Northern House. I love the larger design at the ends;

Traditional Swedish Rag Rugs

A rag rug I made last year

A rag rug I made last year

Carpet filled with memories!

Carpet filled with memories!

My hall. When I step in, this is what I see first!

My hall. When I step in, this is what I see first!

One more

One more

Crushed path. The bottom is pore cotton, and the blue path, my path is made of blue silk, and the orange (the color is not right on the picture) is the path which I have followed. Trying to get rid of it, trying to just stay where I am, but all the time moving. From the silver dreams of a child, via crystal tears, hard times, and up to the peace, and time to be myself. Old Clothes, Hard Times, Rid, Carpet, How To Get, Peace, Dreams, Orange, Crystals
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Crushed path. The bottom is pore cotton, and the blue path, my path is made of blue silk, and the orange (the color is not right on the picture) is the path which I have followed. Trying to get rid of it, trying to just stay where I am, but all the time moving. From the silver dreams of a child, via crystal tears, hard times, and up to the peace, and time to be myself.

Hand made, cotton. Easy to clean, just put it into a washing machine and dry.

Hand made, cotton. Easy to clean, just put it into a washing machine and dry.

Uchennas Sun Made by pure cotton, with a lot of love to my little grand son!

Chineso's Gentle Wind. With love! Cotton, hand made like the others!

Woman’s Cloth (detail), c. Asante culture, Akan peoples, Ghana Purchased with funds contributed by donors to the Costume and Textiles Revolving Fund,

Creative Africa

From contemporary photography, fashion, and architecture to centuries-old sculpture, Creative Africa presents the visionary work of artists throughout Africa. At the heart of the season is Look Again: Contemporary Perspectives on African Art, a major exhibition drawn from the Penn Museum’s distinguished African collection.

a detail from the other carpet

a detail from the other carpet

Black velvet and wool

Black velvet and wool

Playing with spring colors. The colors I wanted in this carpet were so light that it made me feel like spring really is coming. There is a bigger picture also. The carpet on our floor.

Playing with spring colors. The colors I wanted in this carpet were so light that it made me feel like spring really is coming. There is a bigger picture also. The carpet on our floor.

A detail picture of the black velvet carpet. Old Clothes, Black Velvet, Shag Rug, Detail, Fabric, Handmade, Pictures, Home Decor, Ropa Vieja
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A detail picture of the black velvet carpet.

Carpet made of Black cotton velvet and light green effect thread.

Carpet made of Black cotton velvet and light green effect thread.