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Brocade panel: Mr & Mrs Roy A Hunt Sr.
Roy A Hunt Sr (1881-1966) and his wife Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt (1882-1963) were prominent Pittsburg citizens and philantropists. Mr Hunt served as President and Trustee of the Aluminium Company of America (ALCOA) which was founded by his father Alfred E Hunt. Mrs Hunt was a devoted student of botany, horticulture and book binding.
Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh is the pre-eminent museum of fine and decorative arts, founded by Pittsburgh philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1895.
The textiles presented here are sold to support the acquisition funds of Carnegie Museum of Art as it further develops collections with a global perspective.
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