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Carpet

A work made of linen and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as “ghiordes knots,” knotted warp fringe.

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  • A work made of linen and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as “ghiordes knots,” knotted warp fringe.

Date:

1944

Artist:

Designed by Märta Måås-Fjetterström (Swedish, 1873–1941)
Executed by Barbro Nilsson (Swedish, 1899–1993) and the Märta Måås-Fjetterström Workshop
Sweden, Båstad

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom (Designer)

Title

Carpet

Place

Sweden (Object made in)

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Made 1944

Medium

Linen and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as “Ghiordes Knots,” knotted warp fringe

Inscriptions

Inscription (upper right hand corner): BN (in lower left hand corner) AB MMF

Dimensions

261.5 × 197.8 cm (103 × 77 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Robert Allerton Endowment

Reference Number

2003.296

Extended information about this artwork

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