Wall Hangings by Keyaiira | leather + fiber seen at Dr. Michael Cantwell MD, San Francisco - Tindall
Wall Hangings by Keyaiira | leather + fiber seen at Dr. Michael Cantwell MD, San Francisco - Tindall
Context & Credits
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US$3,900

Custom options available, ask the creator for customization.
Item Details
This large scale 52" x 49" handwoven tapestry weaving is constructed from all natural materials, mostly sourced within our Fibershed system and has a lot of custom elements that are one of a kind.

She is hung using my Walnut colored leather on a beam of solid walnut wood, custom designed & milled specifically for this piece, locally in Rohnert Park, CA. The weaving middle, the fluffy part, is constructed from Rambouillet sheep wool roving, Carbon & Climate Beneficial Wool from Cedarville, Ca.

The bordering, flat white, is Shoestring sized Felted Roving from Australian Corriedale Wool, Hand-felted in Ukiah, CA. The sheep that provided this wool are from a target grazing company based in Lake County, CA. This company supports the usage of sheep grazing to minimize equipment usage on local orchards and wineries. This wool is considered salvaged as it would have otherwise been discarded due to vegetable matter and short staple.

The fringe is Hand-Spun by the wives & mothers of alpaca shepherds in the Andes Mountains of Peru, 50% Highland Wool / 50% Superfine Alpaca with small pieces of earthy vegetable matter and provides a harmonious hue with the Shoestring Felted Roving. Not only is this fiber the perfect material for a fringe detail, it is also ethically sourced.

Under the fringe you will find a large bordering piece of the same leather that she hangs from. All my leathers are by-product of the beef industry and are sourced from a local small business.

Meet the Creator

Keyaiira | leather + fiber

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Keyaiira | leather + fiber

Santa Rosa, CA

Keyaira Terry is an artist with a bold spirit and an old soul.

Born and raised in Ukiah, a small farm town in Northern California, Keyaira had a childhood that was deeply connected to the soil and earth, learning to use everything around her as a tool or resource. Keyaira spent her formative years with her grandmother sewing, tending to the land they lived on, and caring for an array of farm animals. Trading goods and commodities among their close-knit farm community was commonplace and shaped Keyaira’s perspective on sustainability and the true meaning of “locally sourced”. Keyaira recalls utilizing all the resources available to her and minimizing waste as being a paramount part of her existence, “if we didn’t have it we made it, if something broke we fixed it”. These collective experiences helped cultivate Keyaira as an artist and inspire her present-day work and ethos — A homespun nostalgia with a modern sensibility, rooted by a love for natural, sustainable and ethically sourced materials.


In 2012, Keyaira opened an Etsy shop, selling unique handbags with leather accents. Naturally evolving and self-taught, she transitioned into custom leather work and tapestry weaving. Keyaira completed her first fiber installation piece in 2016 for the office of Michael Cantwell, MD. In 2018 she started teaching her unique style of weaving at several venues across the bay area. 2019 brought a new opportunity for Keyaira; she combined her love of leather and fiber in her first solo exhibition at Gallery 212 in Sonoma, California.

Keyaira currently resides in Santa Rosa, California with her husband, Weston, and their two English bulldogs, Lola and Olive. She splits her time between running her own business as a designer and maker, weaving instructor, and creating commissioned pieces.

She has collaborated with companies such as Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, 3north, Studio 11 Designs, Bustle Events and has been featured by Apartment Therapy, Amazon Handmade, Etsy and Sonoma Magazine.

Available for commission/custom work