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p. 4, col. 2, ” . . . the Lausanne Biennial exhibitions, begun by Jean Lurçat and Pierre Pauli . . . ”

p. 200, col. 2, fifth to last line “. . . light bouncing off the woven work . . . ”

p. 218, para. 3 “The Dovecot weavers used a deep black wool and mohair blend as background.” [A deep blue-black was used only for “Sky Cathedral II.”]

p. 219 Caption for plate 47 lists incorrect provenance; see Checklist entries 47-48 on p. 335 for correct information.

p. 238, col. 2 The first two wall hangings Ross and Noland did together were in the hooked-rug technique; the third was handwoven in tapestry weave at the Dovecot Studios.

p. 288 The man in the photo is misidentified as Ernie Trova; his actual identity is not currently known.

p. 299, plate 96, and p. 341, entry 96 We sincerely regret the inaccuracy of colors represented in the image of “Maritimus,” 1989, a pile-woven oval-shaped GFR Carpet designed by Jack Youngerman and produced by Edward Fields & Co. The actual colors are two distinct shades of blue, plus a rich brown at the bottom of the oval. For a more accurate rendering, please see Maritimus in true colors.

p. 333, entry 26 Correct name of weaving studio: Kennedy/Kunstadt Tapestries. Weaver: Janet L. Kennedy.

p. 344, n. 5 Insert at end of note 5: “In her 1980 dissertation, Alice Zrebiec describes the late nineteenth-century introduction of European tapestry to the American public by several companies whose efforts presage those of Gloria Ross.”

p. 355, final entry: Zrebiec, Alice M. 1980 American Tapestry Manufactures, 1893-1933. Doctoral dissertation, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, New York.

p. 367, final entry: Zrebiec, Alice M. 344n5 (chap. 1)

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