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Rug: T.5-1997

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Kauffer, Edward McKnight (Designer)

Description

Hand-knotted wool (symmetric knot) on a cotton (?) warp; plain weave ends turned under; sides overcast in brown wool. Geometric abstract design in brown, two shades of beige, grey, grey-green, purple-black, and light green. Monogram of designer centrally placed at one end.

Legal notes

Given by G.H.W. Rylands, Litt. D., CBE, CH

Measurements and weight

Length: 198 cm
Width: 127 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-10-13) by Rylands, G.H.W.

Dating

1930s
Production date: circa AD 1935

School or Style

Art Deco Modernism English

Components of the work

Knots composed of wool ( brown, two shades of beige, grey, grey-green, purple-black, and light green) Warp composed of cotton ( probably)

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Hand-knotted wood (symmetric knot) on a cotton (?) warp; plain weave ends turned under; sides overcast in brown wool
Knotting

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.5-1997
Primary reference Number: 81881
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 January 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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