Nishati Carpet.

Design: Helmut Scheufele.

Nishati is Swahili for energy. Warm colors and soft hues translate the energetic power of the sun into textile art. A Bantu proverb says: "The sun never passes by a village.”

Low pile carpet made of 35% wool, 20% nettle fiber, 45% silk

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Nishati, Swahili for energy

"The sun never passes by a village.”

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.