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Carpet

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1932 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dorn, Marion, born 1899 - died 1964 (designer)
    Wilton Royal Carpet Factory Ltd. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-knotted woollen pile on a jute warp

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Colonel N. T. ST. J. Williams

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.48-1970

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Circular carpet with a hand-knotted woollen pile on a jute warp. With a directional design of concentric and non-continuous segments crossed by radiating motifs of parallel, curved and straight stripes in red-browns, pinkish beige and fawn.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1932 (made)

Artist/maker

Dorn, Marion, born 1899 - died 1964 (designer)
Wilton Royal Carpet Factory Ltd. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-knotted woollen pile on a jute warp

Marks and inscriptions

'DORN'
Signed on the pile

Dimensions

Height: 235.5 in, Weight: 120 kg

Descriptive line

Circular carpet with a hand-knotted woollen pile on a jute warp, designed by Marion Dorn, made by Wilton Royal Carpet Factory Ltd., Great Britain, ca. 1932

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

Christine Boydell, The Architect of Floors. Modernism, art and Marion Dorn designs. London: Schoeser, 1996, p. 54.

Production Note

Made for Eltham Palace, the home of Sir Stephen Courtauld.

Categories

Textiles; Floor coverings; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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