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Rug Sample

A work made of wool, cotton, linen, rayon, jute and nylon, weft-faced plain weave with weft bands of pile woven from woven fringe and chenille yarn ground wefts and by supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots;" knotted warp fringe.

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  • A work made of wool, cotton, linen, rayon, jute and nylon, weft-faced plain weave with weft bands of pile woven from woven fringe and chenille yarn ground wefts and by 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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Marianne Strengell (Designer)

Title

Rug Sample

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1950–1959

Medium

Wool, cotton, linen, rayon, jute and nylon, weft-faced plain weave with weft bands of pile woven from woven fringe and chenille yarn ground wefts and by supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Ghiordes knots;" knotted warp fringe

Dimensions

93.1 × 21.7 cm (35 5/8 × 8 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marianne Strengell Hammarström

Reference Number

1983.755m

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