Paule Leleu

Round Center Carpet with Geometric Trim

France, 1957

LELEU 270

Description

Medium: Hand-woven wool

Dimensions: 164.5 in diameter

The daughter of Jules Leleu, Paule joined the family company at a young age. Over time she became the firm's colorist and the head of the design studio, where she oversaw the textile department and designed more than 500 maguettes for carpets, fabrics, and wallpapers. This extraordinary design, hand-woven in wool on a large-scale, features an elegant, round form, a deep, rich color, and a marvelous, geometric trim.

 

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