Carpet

A work made of linen, jute and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots".

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  • A work made of linen, jute and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots".

Date:

1902/03

Artist:

Designed by Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870–1956)
Executed by Johann H. Backhausen & Söhne
Austria, Vienna

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Artist

Josef Hoffmann

Title

Carpet

Origin

Vienna

Date

1902–1903

Medium

Linen, jute and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Ghiordes knots"

Dimensions

497 x 313.7 cm (195 5/8 x 123 1/2 in.) Repeat: 108 x 97.8 cm (42 1/2 x 39 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Auxiliary Board of The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1984.115

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