Product description

At first sight, the Jungle rug seems mainly figurative since one recognises it as a jungle of palm trees, referencing well-known pictorial works such as those of Douanier Rousseau or Paul Gauguin.

In this blended mental image, one might also think of Jean Dubuet’s trees (in his sculpture, ‘Le Boqueteau à Flaine’) or even his ’L’Hourloupe’ series of drawings composed of cross-hatching and stripes in a reduced palette of 3-4 colours.

Marie-Aurore Stiker-Metral stylises her palm trees in pointillist fashion, colouring them with fresh, mainly pastel shades. She seems to use a graphic language inspired by the various needle stitching points, a little as if she had ‘embroidered with felt pens’.

Palms and trunks thus melt into a figurative, poetic abstraction, marked by softness and false naïveté. An exercise in innocence, from the jungles of Paradise on the way to perdition, at a time of ecological alerts which raise awareness amongst our society with every passing day?

Hand tufted wool
Available in a single multi-colour version

Length 3000 mm
Width 2000 mm
Material wools
Colors shades of beige
shades of green
shades of red

ligne roset, Germany

Marie-Aurore Stiker-Metral

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