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Rug Sample

A work made of linen, nylon, cotton, wool, modacrylic metallic strip encased in polyester film, weft-faced plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut and uncut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots;" knotted warp fringe.

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  • A work made of linen, nylon, cotton, wool, modacrylic metallic strip encased in polyester film, weft-faced plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut and uncut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots;" knotted warp fringe.

Date:

1950s

Artist:

Designed by Marianne Strengell Hammarström (Finnish, 1909–1998)
United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Marianne Strengell (Designer)

Title

Rug Sample

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1950–1959

Medium

Linen, nylon, cotton, wool, modacrylic metallic strip encased in polyester film, weft-faced plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut and uncut pile through a technique known as "Ghiordes knots;" knotted warp fringe

Dimensions

43.3 × 52.7 cm (17 × 20 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marianne Strengell Hammarström

Reference Number

1983.755j

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