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Tapestry Les Palmiers

Documentation Signed
Origin France
Period 1950-1979
Materials woven wool tapestry
W. 63.78 in; H. 45.67 in;
W. 162 cm; H. 116 cm;
Condition Good. please contact us
Creation Date c 1975
Description Alexander Calder
(U.S.A. 1898-1976)
Les Palmiers
Bicentennial tapestry
Hand woven wool with signature and Pinton tapestry mark lower right
Edition Nº 20 of 200 manufactured by Pinton Freres, France
c 1975
Height: 103cm
Length: 150cm
Frame: 116cm x 162cm
Only about 37 sets produced out of the 200 initially intended
This is one of a series of six tapestries Calder created to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the American Revolution.
The tapestries were hand woven by Pinton Freres in Aubusson, France
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Book References Pinton Frères/Jeffrey Metzner, 'The Bicentennial Tapestries. Alexander Calder', sales catalogue 1975, illus. in colour. 'Calder’s Universe', Jean Lipman, Ruth Wolfe (ed.), Philadelphia 1989, p. 157
Incollect Reference Number 304330
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