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Rug Sample

A work made of linen, wool and cotton, 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, wool and cotton, 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)
United States, Michigan, Bloomfield Hills

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Marianne Strengell (Designer)

Title

Rug Sample

Date

Made 1950–1959

Medium

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

Dimensions

64.4 × 16.8 cm (25 1/4 × 6 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marianne Strengell Hammarström

Reference Number

1983.755l

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