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Rug - Toscana

Toscana

  • Object:

    Rug

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (made)

  • Date:

    1997 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Balta Carpets (made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine woven Wilotn 100% polypropylene

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. William Higbee

  • Museum number:

    T.201-1999

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Machine woven Wilton rug in 100% polypropylene. It has a red ground with three Caucasian-style linked geometric medallions. There are two borders: the inner one has a shaped inner edge reaching into the field along the ends. It has a green mottled ground with arrow-like motifs. The outer border has a light brown mottled ground with V-shaped motifs. The sides have been oversewn and the web along either end has been turned under and glued in place.

Place of Origin

Belgium (made)

Date

1997 (made)

Artist/maker

Balta Carpets (made by)

Materials and Techniques

Machine woven Wilotn 100% polypropylene

Dimensions

Length: 111 cm, Width: 60 cm, Weight: 1.26 kg

Materials

Polypropylene

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

Floor coverings; Interiors; Textiles

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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