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    Sale 5040

    Modernism from a California Collection

    18 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 232

    MARIA KIPP

    COLLECTION OF TEN MODERNIST TEXTILES

    Price Realised  

    MARIA KIPP
    COLLECTION OF TEN MODERNIST TEXTILES
    circa 1940, hand woven panels of cotton, wool and with lurex threads, most retaining designer's printed paper labels
    78 in. (198 cm.) x 25 in. (63.5 cm.) example hanging (10)


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    Trained at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Kipp established a weaving workshop in Munich, specialising in in dress fabrics. Following her emigration to Los Angeles in 1924, Kipp began to specialise in innovative interior and furnishings fabrics, often featuring modernistic motifs, that were handwoven for the decorators and architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright and Rudolph Schindler.

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