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Furnishing Fabric Titled Cockerels

A work made of cotton, complementary warp and weft "tied and free" plain weave double cloth with supplementary stitching wefts.

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  • A work made of cotton, complementary warp and weft "tied and free" plain weave double cloth with supplementary stitching wefts.

Date:

1904

Artist:

Designed by Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870–1956)
Produced by Johann Backhausen & Söhne (Austria, 1949-2012)
Austria, Vienna

About this artwork

Hoffman’s textile designs are characterized by a sinuous geometry. This fabric introduces a traditional folk art motif of a cockerel, or rooster, into the woven grid.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artists

Josef Hoffmann (Designer) , Johann Backhausen und Söhne (Producer)

Title

Furnishing Fabric Titled Cockerels, Hahnen (Furnishing Fabric)

Places

Vienna (Object made in), Austria (Object made in)

Date

Made 1904

Medium

Cotton, complementary warp and weft "tied and free" plain weave double cloth with supplementary stitching wefts

Dimensions

107.6 × 125.1 cm (42 3/8 × 49 1/4 in.) Repeat: 34.3 × 10.5 cm (13 1/2 × 4 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Fund and the Textile Society

Reference Number

1994.18

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