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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Rug (USA), 1950s

This is a Rug. It was designed by Eve Peri and made by Eve Peri. It is dated 1950s and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is linen on cotton foundation and its technique is printed plain weave applique on plain weave (s-spun) with couching and tied daisy embroidery stitched. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 135 x 101 cm (53 1/8 x 39 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

embroidered on back; 'Peri'.

Cite this object as

Rug (USA), 1950s; Designed by Eve Peri (American, 1897–1966); linen on cotton foundation; Warp x Weft: 135 x 101 cm (53 1/8 x 39 3/4 in.); 1991-132-2

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