Carpet, “California”, wool, hand-woven, designed by Nathalie Du Pasquier for Memphis, made by Elio Palamisano, Italy, designed 1983, made 1983-1986

Rectangular carpet with woollen pile on jute weft and cotton warp, executed in symmetric knot. Eight wool ends in each knot with two rows of warp left between each row of knotted pile. The field features black clouds on a grey ground, four red triangles, two yellow and red banded rods and six white boxes with black dots. Bordered on two sides by a yellow and black stripe and on the other two sides by a green and red stripe. The cotton warp ends are tied off into a short fringe.

Summary

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Rectangular carpet with woollen pile on jute weft and cotton warp, executed in symmetric knot. Eight wool ends in each knot with two rows of warp left between each row of knotted pile. The field features black clouds on a grey ground, four red triangles, two yellow and red banded rods and six white boxes with black dots. Bordered on two sides by a yellow and black stripe and on the other two sides by a green and red stripe. The cotton warp ends are tied off into a short fringe.

Dimensions

1910 mm

Production

The carpet was designed by Nathalie du Pasquier for Memphis in Italy.

Handwoven by Elio Palmisano in Italy for Memphis

The carpet was acquired in 1986.:The carpet was designed in 1983
Memphis 1983-1986

Source

Purchased 1986

Cite this Object

Carpet, "California", wool, hand-woven, designed by Nathalie Du Pasquier for Memphis, made by Elio Palamisano, Italy, designed 1983, made 1983-1986 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 March 2017, <https://ma.as/54104>
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