Length of furnishing fabric: "Papua"

Swedish
1952
Designed by Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982), Fabric manufactured by Nordiska Kompaniet's Textilkammare (Swedish)


Dimensions

Length x width: 271.8 x 127 cm (107 x 50 in.)

Accession Number

2011.486

Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton/linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of furnishing fabric with bold, large-scale pattern of black palm fronds on yellow ground. Selvedge reads: ” ‘Papua’ Stig Lindberg design NK’s Textilekammare Made in Sweden”

Provenance

About 2000, purchased by Junnaa Wroblewski at an antique shop, Sweden; 2011, sold by Junnaa and Thomi Wroblewski LTD to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston