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Carpet

Carpet

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    linen canvas embroidered in wool in cross stitch

  • Museum number:

    T.100-1911

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

2 fragments of a carpet joined, based upon the Holbein design: rectangles with plaitwork backgrounds enclosing octagonal frames containing stars with various diaper patterns in different colours on their rays, on a red ground. Coloured wools in cross stitch on linen canvas ground

Place of Origin

France (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

linen canvas embroidered in wool in cross stitch

Dimensions

Length: 54 cm, Width: 45 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Louis de Farcy

Descriptive line

embroidered carpet fragment, canvaswork with geometric field and border pattern, French, c.1600

Materials

Linen; Wool

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Geometric patterns

Categories

Textiles; Floor coverings; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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