Length of furnishing fabric: Oak Leaf

American
1927
Artist Ilonka Karasz (American, born in Hungary, 1896–1981), Manufactured by Lesher, Whitman & Co.


Object Place: possibly New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 131.8 x 74.9 cm (51 7/8 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2001.654

Medium or Technique

Screen-printed wool and cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bold repeating pattern of abstract oak leaves, concentric circles and stepped blocks, in blacks, browns, beige and orange. selvege: “Lesher Mohairs Oak Leaf”

Provenance

Purchased by Giles Kotcher from private Massachusetts dealer; purchased by MFA, September 7, 2001.

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.