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Upholstered Stool 60, Alvar / Aino Aalto, Artek, Finland, c. 1940 — 1934
The classic Stool 60 from Alvar Aalto, upholstered in a fabric that at first glance seems to be corduroy. A closer look reveals a heavier weight weft yarn has been used to create the raised stripe. It is suggested by Leena Svinhufvud in their chapter, Functionalism and Exoticism in Artek Textiles (Artek and The Aaltos, BGC...