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Length of furnishing fabric: Pythagoras

Swedish (marketed in United States)
1952
Designed by Sven Markelius (Swedish, 1889–1972), Designed for Nordiska Kompaniet's Textilkammare (Swedish), Marketed by Knoll Textiles (American, founded 1947)


Object Place: Stockholm, Sweden

Dimensions

171 x 130 cm (67 5/16 x 51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1998.92

Medium or Technique

Cotton, screen printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Printed cotton with bold geometric design of interlocking lines and triangles, predominantly in blues, with black, green, and yellow on white ground.

Provenance

Private collection; Purchased by Giles Kotcher, about 1998; Purchased by the MFA, June 24, 1998.

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund