Manju Devi’s Aas Pass rug is and ode to her village surroundings.
Jaipur Rug Foundation which helps artisan communities in rural India to preserve and revive their skills, has featured an Aas Pass rug in their Artisan Original’s collection by an artist Manju Devi from Dhanota village, Rajasthan. The rug made by tying more than 2,00,000 knots features abstract patterns and colours which are inspired from his village surroundings. The rug is a part of the sustainable development initiative by the foundation. Established by Nand Kishore Chaudhary in 1978, the foundations effectively help the artisans with job opportunities.