Furnishing fabric: Bukhara

American
1973
Designed by Jack Lenor Larsen (American, born in 1927)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 197 x 40 1/2 in. (500.4 x 102.9 cm)

Accession Number

2008.338

Medium or Technique

Rotary screen-printed silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silk furnishing fabric inspired by Central Asian ikat texiles, printed with traditional abstracted floral design in purple, red, dark, blue and yellow to imitate the warp ikat technique. Ground is patterned with red ovals and purple teardrop shapes. From the Afghan Collection of 1974. Selvedge reads “A Larsen design 1973 by Jack Lenor Larsen, Inc”

Provenance

Purchased by the donor, Malcolm Rogers, in 2005 from Fitzwilliam Antiques in Fitzwilliam, NH; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: June 25, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Rogers