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Lot 4047

YAWIRKA DESIGN KILIM RUG BY GENARO RIVAS. 13 ft 2 in x 10 ft (4.01 m x 3.05 m).

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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YAWIRKA DESIGN KILIM RUG BY GENARO RIVAS. 13 ft 2 in x 10 ft (4.01 m x 3.05 m).

Beautiful Yawirka Design Kilim Rug By Genaro Rivas, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Peru, Circa Date: Modern – This gorgeous rug by Peruvian artist Genaro Rivas explores the intersection of ancient traditions and modern design. The result is a magnificent modern flat weave area rug that has a distinctively modern flavor but that also draws inspiration from the traditional villages surrounding Rivas’ childhood home in Chiclayo, Peru.

Rivas is an innovative designer whose work is considered iconic. It represents the concept of sustainability in modern interior design. Not only are his designs beautiful and perfectly suited to modern interiors, but they are also produced using traditional techniques with an attention to sustainability.

The colors and pattern of this modern area rug are bold and contemporary. The black stripes add rhythm, and the design of the color blocks develops organically along the piece. The rug colors are subdued and nature-inspired, which gives this piece a feeling of the intersection between the natural world and the built one.

This is a gorgeous kilim rug for a room that features mixed geometric patterns or for use as a single piece to define a functional area of the room. The colors of the Peruvian rug inspire the choices in furniture and accessories. This would make the perfect piece for placing in front of a contemporary solid-color couch in ochre, camel, natural leather, blue, or rich maroon.

The colors and pattern of this magnificent area rug from Peru are bold and add energy to the room. You could easily include this art rug in a colorful Boho Chic design or use it to add a focal point in a more subdued room design. This is an inspiring piece that will allow you to express your bolder and more contemporary side.

Rivas’ is an artist who is dedicated to preserving the past through pieces inspired by ancient cultures and traditions, but he also gives them a new life that brings them into the modern era. The result is simply breathtaking, as you can see from this piece. The pieces are created in Rivas’ workshop by artisans who are skilled in traditional techniques.

This special collection is a project that is a cooperative effort between Nazmiyal Rugs and Rivas to bring the work of these traditional artisans to the world of modern interior design. This piece is from the Rivas’ Yawirka collection. This word translates from Quechuan language into “cables” in English.

This Yawirka design kilim rug by Genaro Rivas is an essential for your ultra-modern or contemporary space. It also has a retro feel that would be perfect for your vintage or modern retro-inspired room, too. This magnificent piece is versatile and the foundation for an inspired and contemporary home or office.

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This lot is in very good to excellent condition. Clean and floor ready. Please contact our rug experts at or call us for any questions you may have at 212.545.8029.

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