Length of furnishing fabric: Fibra

American
about 1950
Designed by Eszter Haraszty (American (born in Hungary), 1921–1995), For Knoll Textiles (American, founded 1947)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 132.1 x 228.6cm (52 x 90in.)

Accession Number

2002.77

Medium or Technique

Screen-printed linen

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Off-white linen, screen-printed in large-scale design of stylized loom heddles in navy blue, bright blue, aqua and green. Printed in selvedge: “ ‘Fibra’ designed by Eszter Haraszty for Knoll Textiles-Hand Printed” and “Good Design” award symbol [awarded by MoMA, NY].

Provenance

Purchased via internet auction from Janet Parvolo, Hicksville, NY, by Susan Ward, February 2002; Purchased by the MFA, March 20, 2002

Credit Line

Alice J. Morse Fund

Copyright

All images courtesy of Knoll, Inc.