Description: This hefty archive includes several intricate and vibrant preliminary watercolor sketches for carpet designs, as well as, pencil sketches, photographs, design source material, and competitor’s sample patterns.
Also included are hundreds of printed sample patterns for carpets that Mohawk Carpet Mills produced. The company began in Amsterdam, NY in 1878. It was once the country’s sole weaver offering a full line of domestic carpets and the first to implement textured designs and sculptured weaves. After numerous mergers and name changes, Mohawk Industries, Inc. is now located in Calhoun, GA. Item #AM00170.
Condition: The samples have some staining and minimal wear, though, overall, they are in very good condition with striking colors and stunning patterns.