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Carpet

ca. 1932 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hand-knotted woollen pile on a jute warp
Brief Description
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
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.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 5825mm
  • Weight: 120kg
  • Weighed on roller weight: 120kg
Weight including roller
Marks and Inscriptions
'DORN' (Signed on the pile)
Credit line
Given by Colonel N. T. ST. J. Williams
Production
Made for Eltham Palace, the home of Sir Stephen Courtauld.
Bibliographic Reference
Christine Boydell, The Architect of Floors. Modernism, art and Marion Dorn designs. London: Schoeser, 1996, p. 54.
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.48-1970

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record createdMarch 16, 2004
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