Loom

Date:

Late 20th/Early 21st century

Artist:

Manufactured by Toika (Finnish, founded 1898)
Custom modifications by Ethel Stein (American, 1917-2018)

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Artists

Toika (Manufacturer) , Ethel Stein

Title

Loom

Places

Finland (Object made in), Europe (Object made in), United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1950-2012

Medium

Ash, Toika countermarch loom (Finnish) with two custom elments added: additional section behind to extend the warp length, and overhead beam for pattern heddles to make it work as a drawloom

Dimensions

188.6 x 153 x 302.6 cm (74 1/4 x 60 1/4 x 119 1/8 in.) Toika loom: 153 x 153 x 131.4 cm (60 1/4 x 60 1/4 x 51 3/4 in.) Drawloom attachment frame: 180.9 x 137.2 x 302.6 cm (71 1/4 x 54 x 119 1/8 in.) Drawstring control frame: 107.6 x 133.4 x 33 cm (42 3/8 x 52 1/2 x 13 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Reference Number

2018.774

Extended information about this artwork

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