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Sample

ca. 1930 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Woven furnishing fabric sample of linen warp and weft with horizontal bands of orange and yellow wool.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Woven linen and wool
Brief Description
Furnishing fabric sample of woven linen and wool, made by Rodier, France, ca. 1930
Physical Description
Woven furnishing fabric sample of linen warp and weft with horizontal bands of orange and yellow wool.
Dimensions
  • Length: 40cm
  • Width: 44.5cm
Production typeMass produced
Object history
Paul Rodier was best known for his woven dress fabrics made from unusual yarns. He expanded into furnishing fabrics in the 1920s.
Historical context
Paul Rodier supplied some of the textiles for the luxury liner Ile de France. One of the few manufacturers to make 'authentic' cubist fabrics, he produced some woven abstracts designed by Picasso for the interior designer Jean-Michel Frank.
Associated Object
T.436-1980 (Duplicate)
Bibliographic Reference
Jackson, L. Twentieth Century Pattern Design. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2002, p54
Collection
Accession Number
T.370-1998

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record createdDecember 7, 2007
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