France Seligmann, Sabine de Gunzburg's mother, commissioned wool rugs by many famous artists, including Fernand Leger, Pablo Picasso, and Georges Braque for her Lucie Weil gallery. Gunzburg switched to silk because of the tonality that can come from the material. “With silk, one color can give you 10 different tones, while wool gives you one,” she says.  Photo 4 of 6 in Artists' Rug Exhibition at Atelier Courbet

Artists' Rug Exhibition at Atelier Courbet4/6

France Seligmann, Sabine de Gunzburg's mother, commissioned wool rugs by many famous artists, including Fernand Leger, Pablo Picasso, and Georges Braque for her Lucie Weil gallery. Gunzburg switched to silk because of the tonality that can come from the material. “With silk, one color can give you 10 different tones, while wool gives you one,” she says.

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