26 June 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
After a design by Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
signed 'Giacometti' (in the weave); signed twice with the monogram 'DG' (on the reverse)
hand-woven wool pile rug
135½ x 92½ in. (344 x 235 cm.)
Designed in 1983, the original concept of a double rug was intended for the designer Jay Spectre in 1984
Acquired from the artist by the present owner in 1984.
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