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Marga Hielle Vatter's Dynamic fabric upholsters Max Pearson's 46 chair from the 1970s. "Knoll textiles became known for having a handwoven feeling to them, and early on, they did use hand weavers in the factory in Long Island City," Makovsky says. "Later

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Originally appeared in Behind the Scenes: Knoll Textiles
on May 26, 2011
Marga Hielle Vatter's Dynamic fabric upholsters Max Pearson's 46 chair from the 1970s. "Knoll textiles became known for having a handwoven feeling to them, and early on, they did use hand weavers in the factory in Long Island City," Makovsky says. "Later
Marga Hielle Vatter's Dynamic fabric upholsters Max Pearson's 46 chair from the 1970s. "Knoll textiles became known for having a handwoven feeling to them, and early on, they did use hand weavers in the factory in Long Island City," Makovsky says. "Later on, in the 50s and 60s, they took handwoven patterns and machine weaved them. You would get the handwoven look but doing it by machine made them cheaper in price and faster to make."

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