Length of furnishing fabric

American
1938
Fabric designed by Melvin Weiss (American, born in 1926), Pupil(s) of Ray Euffa (Russian (active in the United States) 1904–1977)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Length x width: 167.6 x 94 cm (66 x 37 in.)

Accession Number

2010.328

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, printed

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red and blue textile printed with port scene with various types of boats and city street (“Gay Street”) lined with buildings. Marked at bottom: “The Educational Alliance/Designed by Melvin Weiss Age 12/Instructor Ray Euffa/Federal Art Project.”

Provenance

March 2003, purchased by Junnaa and Thomi Wroblewski, London at the Pier Show in New York City; purchased from the Wroblewskis by the MFA (Accession date: May 19, 2010)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund