Simon Key Bertman Textile Design & Art

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Spanish chess – Rug

Spanish Chess, as it shows a pattern of the classic Spanish opening of a chess game . The shade of color on the box is determined from the type of chessman standing on the square and the relative value of the chessman. The higher  the value the deeper the color. From the lowest when no player stands on a box to the highest value of the queen-

The carpet is woven with 5 yarn threads simultaneously to make six different combinations, therefore, 20% differential. 0,  20, 40, 60, 80 and 100% of the light and the deep color.

Size: 80 x 240 cm

Colours: 6 green tones made out of 2 green colours 

Materials: Wool

Technique: handwowen rug (Dhurrie)

Photo: Andreas Bertman