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 wrappped 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 wrappped with wool, hemp, silk and linen yarns.

Date:

1970s

Artist:

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

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Artist

Angelo Testa

Title

Whiskered Rug

Origin

Chicago

Date

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 wrappped 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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