Description

The Saimaannorppa sauna seat cover by Lapuan Kankurit is adorned with Kaarina Tiainen’s graphic, white-grey pattern that mimics the spots of the Saimaa ringed seal, an endangered seal living only in Lake Saimaa, Finland. Made of a cotton and linen blend, the seat cover has been woven in Finland at the own weaving mill of Lapuan Kankurit.

With the Saimaannorppa collection, Lapuan Kankurit participates in protecting the endangered seal: for every sold 40 x 150 cm seat cover, 1,60 € is donated for the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation to the protection of the Saimaa ringed seal. The products of the collection have a woven Save the Saimaa Ringed Seal logo.

Lapuan Kankurit

Saimaannorppa seat cover 46 x 150 cm

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Material
60% bio-organic cotton, 40% washed European "Masters of Linen" linen
Colour
White, grey
Length
46 cm
Width
150 cm
Care instructions
Gentle wash in 60 °C

Kaarina Tiainen is a Finnish textile designer whose life work is the protection of the endangered Saimaa ringed seal. Besides designing textiles in her own studio Tintinsiipi, Tiainen works as the Saimaa ringed seal coordinator at the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation. She designed the Saimaannorppa pattern for Lapuan Kankurit inspired by globally known animal patterns, such as the leopard and zebra patterns.

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