Important Design Session 1 /09 December 2007


Van Day Truex

Terra carpet
Edward Fields, Inc.
USA, c. 1965
hand-woven wool
134 w × 154 h in (340 × 391 cm)

Van Day Truex, prominent Design Director at Tifffany's and one-time President of Parsons School of Design, designed this carpet for Mrs. Vincent Astor. Printed manufacturer's mark to reverse: [Edward Fields].

provenance: Private collection, Palm Springs

estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $7,200

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