Linen and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as “Ghiordes Knots,” knotted warp fringe
Inscription (upper right hand corner): BN (in lower left hand corner) AB MMF
261.5 × 197.8 cm (103 × 77 7/8 in.)
Robert Allerton Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
“Notable Acquisitions at The Art Institute of Chicago.”
Museum Studies, vol. 32, no. 1. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2006. pp. 92-3.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, “Gift, Bequest, and Purchase: 1998–2003,” October 22, 2004–April 17, 2005
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