RUG VK-3

Selected handwoven rugs

Design Vibeke Klint

In collaboration with the Klint family and weaver Gitte Annette Knudsen, who worked with Vibeke Klint for 8 years as a weaver, NORDICMODERN has put together a collection of 8 different rug designs. The designs are based on unique rugs that have never been in production before.

Our collection of hand-woven rugs designed by Vibeke Klint is made in Northern India. We work with the third generation of a local production facility with their own dye works which boasts proud traditions of craftmanship, extensive experience of weaving technique and in-depth knowledge of materials. Together we select the most suitable yarn grades and material compositions.

Each rug is hand-woven and therefore unique. The weave varies slightly from rug to rug, depending on who has woven it. The wool yarn is hand-dyed, and therefore slight color variations due to the nature of the wool and the dyeing process may occur. This is all part of the rug’s character.

From: 2.165 DKK

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Available as a rug

The VK-3 rug is an example of a typical pattern of Vibeke Klint from the 1980’s and 1990’s mixing the warp repp technique with flat-weave technique in the “lightnings” details, a challenging combination which can be done only by the most experienced weavers.

The rug is available in black with white vertical stripes or in white with black vertical stripes. Both with “lightning” details in black and white and a 3 cm visible black edge.

Colours: White / Black – Black / White

Size approx.:

60 x 130 cm. DKK 2.165 EUR 293
80 x 240 cm. DKK 5.325 EUR 720
140 x 200 cm. DKK 7.760 EUR 1.050
170 x 240 cm. DKK 11.490 EUR 1.553
200 x 300 cm. DKK 17.220 EUR 2.327

All prices are list prices incl. Danish VAT (25%)
Terms of delivery: EXW CPH Denmark

Rug in warp repp technique.
Details in flat weave.
Warp: NZ wool
Weft: Felted English wool

Colours: White / Black – Black / White

All rugs benefit from lying on an underlay. The smaller the rug, the more important it is that the rug has an underlay. It extends the lifetime of the rug and makes the rug more slip proof.

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Vibeke Klint (1927-2019)

Vibeke Klint (1927-2019) has been described as the 20th century’s most significant Danish weaver and designer. Her life’s work, which includes everything from rugs, home and clothing textiles to interior design and decoration projects, teaching and communication, is an important part of Danish design and Danish cultural heritage

Material

All rugs by NORDICMODERN are made of 100% wool from New Zealand

Wool has a natural coating of fat which makes it dirt repellant.

Furthermore, as opposed to most other fibres, wool does not burn.

Thus, wool does not need to be treated with fire retardants in order to be used even at places with special fire requirements.

Delivery

Denmark : 2-4 working days – Europe : 5-7 working day

Shipping in Denmark & abroad

Shipping is free in Denmark, Scandinavia and other EU countries for purchases over DKK 500/EUR 65

How can I return an item

For orders under DKK 500/EUR 65, there is an extra charge for shipping of DKK 50/EUR 6.5

You can return any item/s purchased on nordicmodern.dk within 14 days of receipt. Simply complete our return slip. How can I return an item

Maintenance

Easily maintained – high quality wool

Daily cleaning

Use the vacuum cleaner frequently when the rug is new. It is normal that the rug produces shed fluff for a period of time. Vacuum in the direction of the plie and never with the brush down.

Stains

Immediately dab the area with a white cotton cloth to prevent the stain from penetrating the fibres.

Carefully sprinkle a bit of water on the stain and dab again with a white cotton cloth.

If the stain does not disappear, the rug should be cleaned by a professional, for instance: Vaskeriet.dk

In order to avoid staining from the floor it is recommended to use an underlay.

Rugs in warp repp technique should always have an underlay.

The use of an underlay also assures that the rug lies even and prolongs the lifetime of the rug

Wear

It is a good idea to turn the rug around twice a year to avoid uneven wear and to place e.g. plastic or felt protection under the feet of heavy furniture standing on the rug.

Note that the colors may fade if the rug is exposed to strong sunlight for a longer period of time.