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Design for a carpet - Bobodilla

Bobodilla

  • Object:

    Design for a carpet

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca 1928 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gray, Eileen, born 1878 - died 1976 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, watercolour, gouache and paper collage on prepared card

  • Museum number:

    E.535-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 30

Physical description

Design for a carpet, geometic shapes in yellow, blue, grey and green on a brown background.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca 1928 (made)

Artist/maker

Gray, Eileen, born 1878 - died 1976 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, watercolour, gouache and paper collage on prepared card

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in pencil on back with title

Dimensions

Height: 27.4 cm, Width: 21.4 cm

Object history note

This design was reproduced as Pl. 12[b] in Tapis Modernes by M. Matet, published by H Ernst, 35 rue St Vincent, Paris, 1929.

Descriptive line

Eileen Gray, 'Bobodilla'. Design for a carpet. French, c. 1928

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Dieter Roelstraete, ed. All That Is Solid. Five Reflections on Materialist Spirituality in Contemporary Art Mechelen: MuHKA, 2009. ISBN: 978-90-209-8318-0.
John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986

Subjects depicted

Carpets

Categories

Floor coverings; Designs; Textiles

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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