Ajabu Carpet.

Design: Helmut Scheufele.

An African proverb states: “No witness is better than your own eyes.” The low-pile carpet Ajabu - Swahili for wonder - shines in pink like the magical Retba salt lake in Senegal, and is made from Tibetan highland wool, fine Chinese silk and nettle fibers in equal proportions. 

Low-pile carpet made from 33% wool, 34% silk and 33% nettle.

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Ajabu, Swahili for wonder.

“There is no witness better than one's own eyes.”

Learn more about the story behind Legends of Carpets.

Walter Knoll carpets have been developed in collaboration with fabric designer Helmut Scheufele and are inspired by the landscapes and colors of Africa. The collection draws its strength from the creativity of the continent Africa which materializes into timeless, woven works of art.