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Rug Sample

A work made of linen, wool, cotton, and rayon, weft-faced, weft band 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, wool, cotton, and rayon, weft-faced, weft band plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots;" knotted warp fringe.

Date:

1956

Artist:

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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Marianne Strengell (Designer)

Title

Rug Sample

Origin

Michigan

Date

Made 1956

Medium

Linen, wool, cotton, and rayon, weft-faced, weft band plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Ghiordes Knots;" knotted warp fringe

Dimensions

48.8 × 24.3 cm (19 1/4 × 9 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marianne Strengell Hammarström

Reference Number

1983.755o

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