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Carpet - Carbrook

Carbrook

  • Object:

    Carpet

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1881-1883 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-knotted woollen pile, cotton warp and jute binding threads

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Aglaia Ionides

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.458-1965

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Carpet with a hand-knotted woollen pile and a cotton warp and jute binding threads. With a light-coloured pattern consisting of an overall network of trailing leaves with repeated medallions and palmettes.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1881-1883 (made)

Artist/maker

Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-knotted woollen pile, cotton warp and jute binding threads

Dimensions

Width: 2984 mm Top edge, Width: 3033 mm Bottom edge, Length: 5674 mm Proper right, Length: 5703 mm Proper left, Weight: 86 kg Weighed on roller

Descriptive line

Carpet 'Carbrook' with a hand-knotted woollen pile, cotton warp and jute binding threads, designed by William Morris, England, 1881-1883

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

Parry, Linda, ed. William Morris. London: Philip Wilson Publishers Limited, 1996. 384 p., ill. ISBN 0856674419

Materials

Wool; Cotton; Jute

Techniques

Knotting

Categories

Textiles; Floor coverings; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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