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Carpet

A work made of linen, jute and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots".

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  • A work made of linen, jute and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots".

Date:

1902/03

Artist:

Designed by Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870–1956)
Executed by Johann H. Backhausen & Söhne
Austria, Vienna

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Artists

Josef Hoffmann (Designer) , Johann Backhausen und Söhne (Producer)

Title

Carpet

Places

Vienna (Object made in), Austria (Object made in)

Date

Made 1902-1903

Medium

Linen, jute and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Ghiordes knots"

Inscriptions

Inscription (on reverse): JBS.

Dimensions

497 × 313.7 cm (195 5/8 × 123 1/2 in.) Repeat: 108 × 97.8 cm (42 1/2 × 39 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Auxiliary Board of The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1984.115

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