Theodore Ellison "art glass window" carpet

by Tracy Davis on March 14, 2009

We recently did a project with stained glass artisan Theodore Ellison, who designed a carpet for a private client to coordinate with his “Ashley” art glass window.

The window:

The carpet design:

The carpet was made in India of pure New Zealand wool, which is both soft to the touch and very durable. And of course, RUGMARK-certified free of child labor. I’ll post a picture of the completed carpet as soon as I can.

I thoroughly enjoyed working with Ted and look forward to doing more in the future.


12/14/09: I forgot to add the photo of the completed carpet.  It’s gorgeous, despite the bad lighting in the pic. (Yes, there were some color changes from the rendering above):

Ellison-Ashley carpet

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Jane Tulanian March 16, 2009 at 9:42 am

Would love to see a picture of the rug in the room.  Fascinating!  Jane

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Tracy Davis December 14, 2009 at 9:15 am

Added a photo update of our completed Theodore Ellison "art glass window" carpet http://bit.ly/82hMmn

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Tracy Hiner December 14, 2009 at 2:40 pm

{VERY COOL!} RT@GuildcraftRugs Added a photo update of our completed Theodore Ellison "art glass window" carpet http://bit.ly/82hMmn

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Guildcraft Carpets December 15, 2009 at 11:26 am

In case you missed it – I added a photo update to our "art glass window" carpet project. http://bit.ly/82hMmn

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Jan Davidson December 15, 2009 at 12:11 pm

I enjoyed the way the artist reinterpreted his stained glass window into the rug pattern without directly copying his original design, but repeating and echoing the elements in a harmonic and most pleasing fashion.  It’s elegant. Well done Ted – and Guildcraft!

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