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Length of furnishing fabric: Shapes

American
1954
Designed by Raymond Loewy (American, born in France, 1893–1986)


Dimensions

248.9 x 116.8 cm (98 x 46 in.)

Accession Number

1998.94

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White ground printed with whimsical designs of objects (birdcage, keys, unicycle, cognac glass, horn, umbrella, hourglass, and binoculars) and elongated kidney shapes in reds, brown, and beige. Label: “A Roomaker Fabric - Raymond Loewy Original - Shapes U.M.andM. inc 1954”

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund