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Carpet Design
ca 1928 (made)
Place of origin

Design for a carpet, geometic shapes in yellow, blue, grey and green on a brown background.

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
Pencil, watercolour, gouache and paper collage on prepared card
Brief description
Eileen Gray, 'Bobodilla'. Design for a carpet. French, c. 1928
Physical description
Design for a carpet, geometic shapes in yellow, blue, grey and green on a brown background.
  • Height: 27.4cm
  • Width: 21.4cm
Marks and inscriptions
(Inscribed in pencil on back with title)
Object history
This design was reproduced as Pl. 12[b] in Tapis Modernes by M. Matet, published by H Ernst, 35 rue St Vincent, Paris, 1929.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic references
  • Dieter Roelstraete, ed. All That Is Solid. Five Reflections on Materialist Spirituality in Contemporary Art Mechelen: MuHKA, 2009. ISBN: 978-90-209-8318-0.
  • John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986
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Record createdSeptember 8, 2008
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