An English Hand-Woven Wool Rug, circa 1936
Marks: signed in the weave
87 x 48 inches (221.0 x 121.9 cm)
Rectangular in form, woven with a series of conjoined figure-8s in white and pink/red on a light beige field
Alec Hunter and thence by descent.
Cf. C. Boydell, Architect of Floors, London, 1996, p. 68, the design illustrated.
Marion Dorn and Alec Hunter worked together at Warner and Sons, producing designs for the RMS Queen Mary and Eltham Place, amongst others. Produced by Dorn for Hunter, this carpet was based on an original design for an American client in 1935.
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