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Carpet

Carpet

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    1977-78 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hinchcliffe, John (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Strips of mercerized cotton and lengths of wool thread woven into linen, possibly juts, warp.

  • Museum number:

    T.161-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Strips of mercerized cotton and lengths of wool thread woven into linen, possibly jute, warp. Colours used are blue, black, purple, pink, red, brown, yellow, green, orange, rust and grey.
At the top and bottom of the piece there is a 13cm long fringe of warp ends secured by four rows of knotting.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

1977-78 (made)

Artist/maker

Hinchcliffe, John (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Strips of mercerized cotton and lengths of wool thread woven into linen, possibly juts, warp.

Dimensions

Length: 264 cm, Width: 198 cm, :, Weight: 30.5 kg, Weight: 30.5 kg weight of carpet on roller, Width: 1935 mm Top edge, Width: 1952 mm Bottom edge, Length: 2880 mm Proper right, Length: 2877 mm Proper left

Descriptive line

Carpet, John Hinchcliffe, Great Britain, 1977-1978.

Production Note

Attribution note: Commissioned by the Museum in 1977

Materials

Mercerized cotton

Techniques

Rug-making

Categories

Textiles; Interiors; Floor coverings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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