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Shirret (Rug)

A work made of wool, silk, and nylon, woven, knitted, and oblique interlaced strips; fulled; shirred and crocheted with cotton thread through a technique known as "shirret".

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  • A work made of wool, silk, and nylon, woven, knitted, and oblique interlaced strips; fulled; shirred and crocheted with cotton thread through a technique known as "shirret".

Date:

1991

Artist:

Katharine Rattray (American, 1907–1993)
United States, Michigan, Interlochen

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Katharine Rattray

Title

Shirret (Rug)

Place

Michigan (Object made in)

Date

Made 1991

Medium

Wool, silk, and nylon, woven, knitted, and oblique interlaced strips; fulled; shirred and crocheted with cotton thread through a technique known as "shirret"

Dimensions

28.2 × 21.8 cm (11 1/8 × 8 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Rattray

Reference Number

1991.576

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