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Carpet

Carpet

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1966 (made)
    1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Collingwood, Peter, born 1922 - died 2008 (designer)
    Collingwood, Peter, born 1922 - died 2008 (weaver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Handwoven mohair and horsehair

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.799-1966

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Handwoven carpet of mohair and horsehair. Woven in the corduroy technique. Warp of 4-ply mohair, 48 end per inch and dyed in various ICI dyes. Weft of 2-ply horsehair used twofold. The surface was brushed during weaving with a carder. The carpet is finished at both ends with two rows of twining made of carpet wool.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1966 (made)
1966 (made)

Artist/maker

Collingwood, Peter, born 1922 - died 2008 (designer)
Collingwood, Peter, born 1922 - died 2008 (weaver)

Materials and Techniques

Handwoven mohair and horsehair

Dimensions

Weight: 17.5 kg, Width: 1302 mm Top edge, Width: 1269 mm Bottom edge, Length: 2002 mm Proper right, Length: 2019 mm Proper left

Descriptive line

Handwoven carpet of mohair and horsehair, designed and woven by Peter Collingwood, Great Britain, 1966

Categories

Textiles; Floor coverings; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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