Paule Leleu

Rectangular Carpet with Geometric Motif

France, 1957

LELEU 269

Description

Medium: Hand-woven wool

Dimensions: 139 in long x 80 in wide

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, rectangular form, a deep, rich color, and a marvelous, geometric trim.

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