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Linen, cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Ghiordes knots"
560.1 × 115.7 cm (220 1/2 × 45 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Theodore D. Tieken
Extended information about this artwork
Robert Judson Clark, ed. The Arts and Crafts Movement in America 1876–1916 (Princeton University Press, 1972), p. 65, fig. 81.
Christa C. Mayer Thurman. Textiles in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992), pp. 117, 148.
Judith A. Barter. Window on the West: Chicago and the Art of the New Frontier 1890–1940 (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago; New York and Manchester, Vt.: Hudson Hills Press, 2003), p. 53, fig. 11.
Judith Barter, ed., “Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago” (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago), 2009, p. 172, fig. 22, cat. 44.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Agnes Allerton Gallery,
A Selection of Fabrics from the 1880s–1940s from the Permanent Collection, November 13, 1982–February 15, 1983
The Art Institute of Chicago, Architecture Galleries, The Prairie School: Design Vision for the Midwest,
October 15, 1995–January 15, 1996
The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Hall, Apostles of Beauty: Arts & Crafts from Britain to Chicago, November 7, 2009 – January 31, 2010
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