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Carpet

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

Date:

1908/12

Artist:

Designed by George Grant Elmslie (American, born Scotland, 1871–1952)
United States

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Artist

George Grant Elmslie (Designer)

Title

Carpet

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1907–1912

Medium

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

Dimensions

560.1 x 115.7 cm (220 1/2 x 45 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Theodore D. Tieken

Reference Number

1972.1144

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