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What is this?

Length of woven fabric with wide horizontal bands of brown, greens, red and pink, some with woven patterns of dots or rings in varied sizes, over-printed with a column of large white dots.

Why is this in our collection?

In 2001, Maharam, a fourth generation family textile company, approached Dutch designer Hella Jongerius with an open objective to create a single textile which would permit a suite of chairs around a table to be cousins, meaning that while each is unique, they all appear to be related. Jongerius' design vocabulary, playing on the concept of random order, personalization of industrial processes, and manipulation of traditional manufacturing methods and materials lent itself ideally to this concept.   This collaboration resulted in Repeat, a set of patterns designed by Jongerius, which introduces new dimension and context to upholstery textiles. Comprised of a series of patterns of singular theme... more

This is a textile from United States. It is dated 2002 and we acquired it in 2003. Gift of Maharam. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton, rayon, polyester technique: jacquard woven and screen printed

Its dimensions are

H x W: 445.1 x 144.1 cm (175 1/4 x 56 3/4 in.)

This object was produced by Maharam and designed by Hella Jongerius

This object was donated by Maharam

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