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Whiskered Rug

A work made of cotton, plain weave with supplementary wool yarns forming hooked cut and uncut pile; attached wool tassels embellished with plain oblique interlacing, knotting, plaiting, and wrapped with wool, hemp, silk and linen yarns.

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave with supplementary wool yarns forming hooked cut and uncut pile; attached wool tassels embellished with plain oblique interlacing, knotting, plaiting, and wrapped with wool, hemp, silk and linen yarns.

Date:

1970s

Artist:

Designed by Angelo Testa (American, 1921–1984)
Produced by Angelo Testa & Company (American, 1947–1984)
United States, Illinois, Chicago

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artists

Angelo Testa (Designer) , Angelo Testa & Co. (Producer)

Title

Whiskered Rug

Places

United States (Object made in), Chicago (Object made in), Illinois (Object made in)

Date

Made 1970-1979

Medium

Cotton, plain weave with supplementary wool yarns forming hooked cut and uncut pile; attached wool tassels embellished with plain oblique interlacing, knotting, plaiting, and wrapped with wool, hemp, silk and linen yarns

Dimensions

76 × 76.4 cm (29 3/4 × 30 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Estate of Marianne Willisch

Reference Number

1984.1552

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