Carla Tolomeo (1941-) Italy
Panca ananassa settee (unique) 2004
Exotic variety of silk and cut silk velvets sewn and sculpted in the form of a spray of various pineapple shapes on a tufted cushion seat and upholstered legs.
Marks: Tolomeo (written on the velvet), Tolomeo script signature (brass plaque)
Exhibited: Fondazioni Cerratelli, Pisa, Italy, Summer 2006
Model illustrated and biographical information on Carla Tolomeo: Il Fogliaccio, July 7th, 2006
For further information see: Carla Tolomeo Mai Sedersi Sugli Allori, Never rest on your laurels 1995-2004, Carla Tolomeo (Milano 2004)
H: 75 ½” x W: 63” x D: 21 ½”