The Redeploy Rug by Rebekah Rauser

The Redeploy Rug by Rebekah Rauser

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Maxwell Ryan
Sep 15, 2009

• Designer: Rebekah Rauser
• Link: www.rauserdesign.com
• Location: Austin, TX

• Title: The Redeploy Rug
• Materials: wool exterior, wool-blend interior
• Price Point: $800 - $1000

Description: The Redeploy Rug combines the necessary durability of military surplus blankets with the organic fluidity of a topographic-esque pattern. With a stitch and a stuff they come together to transform your floor into an inviting landscape.

The rug shown draws on the beauty and durability of 100% wool Russian army blankets from the 1950's. After the stitched pattern is in place, the blankets are carefully hand-stuffed with wool-blend army surplus blankets and finished with an edge detail that emphasizes the organic lines.

The Redeploy Rug is the first in a series of military surplus based products by Rauser Design.

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