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Rug Sample

A work made of linen and wool, weft-faced plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots"; knotted warp fringe.

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  • A work made of linen and wool, weft-faced plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots"; knotted warp fringe.

Date:

1950s

Artist:

Designed by Marianne Strengell Hammarström (Finnish, 1909–1998)
Produced by V’SOSKE (American, founded 1924)
Puerto Rico

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artists

Marianne Strengell (Designer) , V'Soske (Producer)

Title

Rug Sample

Places

Puerto Rico (Object made in), United States (Object designed in)

Date

Made 1950-1959

Medium

Linen and wool, weft-faced plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Ghiordes Knots"; knotted warp fringe

Dimensions

23.3 × 12.1 cm (9 1/4 × 4 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marianne Strengell Hammarström

Reference Number

1983.755g

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