Shawl

American
1990s
Designed by Erman (American, born in Cuba)


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 x 90 in. (43.2 x 228.6 cm)

Accession Number

2008.142

Medium or Technique

Quilted silk satin, synthetic tulle, rayon, and cotton threads

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Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sheer black scarf or shawl made of brightly-colored threads and machine-punched disks of rayon sandwiched between two layers of black synthetic tulle, with machine topstitching and two inche outer black silk satin border.

Provenance

Purchased from the artist, Erman, by the donor, Daphne Farago; Gift to MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection