– hand-knotted Tibetan wool (blues)
– hand-knotted Tibetan wool and Chinese silk (buttered toast)
– 100% wool or 50% wool 50% silk
– 100 knots per inch
– 5mm or 5mm and 5.5mm pile
– made to order
At it’s core, Daphne is a stylized study of a delphinium frond. By showing it in two colors and constructions, Gardner makes clear her comfort as a rug designer, creating a design that easily adapts to contemporary or transitional applications.
Emma had a lot of fun with construction here, doing one all wool version “Blues”, which is crisp and bold, and one silk and wool color way “Buttered Toast,” which has shimmery silvers, taupes and golds in a wheat colored field.