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Carpet

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

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

Date:

1930s

Artist:

Designed by Marion Dorn
American, 1899–1964
Produced by the Wilton Royal Carpet Factory, Ltd., founded 1740
England, Wilton

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artists

Marion Dorn (Designer) , Wilton Royal Carpet Factory Ltd. (Producer)

Title

Carpet

Places

England (Object made in), United States (Artist's nationality), Wilton (Object made in)

Date

Made 1930-1940

Medium

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

Dimensions

176.7 × 74.7 cm (69 5/8 × 29 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Simon Franses in honor of Christa C. Mayer Thurman's 25th Anniversary at the Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1992.770

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