Eliel and Loja Saarinen, ‘Rug for the Koebel House, Grosse Point Farms, Michigan’, circa 1938, Sotheby's: Important Design

Produced by Studio Loja Saarinen, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

A related rug by Eliel and Loja Saarinen for the Koebel House is in the collection of the Saint Louis Art Museum (84: 2000).

Joan Marter, R. Craig Miller, Mary Riordan, Roy Slade, Davira S. Saragin, Christna C. Mayer Thurman, Design in America: The Cranbrook Vision 1925-1950, New York, 1983, pp. 178 pl. 34 (for a related rug design by Eliel and Loja Saarinen), 183, fig. 148 (for a related rug sketch by Eliel Saarinen)
Gregory Wittkopp, ed., Saarinen House and Garden, New York, 1995, pp. 60, 94, 102 (for related carpets by Eliel and Loja Saarinen)

Acquired directly from the artist by Charles J. and Ingrid V. Koebel, Grosse Point Farms, Michigan, circa 1940
Private Collection, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner