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 combination 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.
Materials: hand-tufted tencel;
W 200 cm | 78,7''
H 300 cm | 118,1''
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