Contrada is part of the wool Kilim carpet collection in thick wool (1,700 kg per sqm) exclusively hand made for C&C Milano.
Contrada carpet is a whole of colorful geometric shapes that recreate a stylized outline of an Italian neighborhood. Inspired by historical districts of medieval cities like Siena in Tuscany, Contrada carpet resembles the original flag colors of each neighborhood making of it a real badge of membership as in the older times. Contrada has a contemporary design, made of color blocks in bold hues, perfect to integrate any interior space and any decoration style. Choose between 51 shades of naturally dyed wool from vegetal and mineral pigments to combine your personal hues and express your own sensibility.
Kilim carpets come in some standard sizes but custom sizes are available upon request:
118 x 118 inch
118 x 138 inch
71 x 110 inch
runner 35.4 or 43.3 inch x L
Kilim indicates at the same time a geometric pattern, the most common design for this kind of artefacts, and the flat weave construction method of the carpet. The Kilim carpet takes shape by knotting the weft threads on the solid warp, feature that makes these accessories also double face; tightly assembled, the carpet is extremely long lasting and gets more beautiful over time also because the natural and mineral pigments used to dye wool get a more vibrant and intense shade.
Your carpet made to measure. Draw your own patterns and create an art work sure in the knowledge that the artisans making your carpet will take great pride in dedicating themselves to a hand crafted skill achieved over generations. Of wool and silk, these rugs will give joy and meaning to your home, in the same way that was customary a century ago.