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Textile hanging: Oilwells

American
1930–31
Designed by Brents Carlton (American, 1903–1962)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

118.74 x 98.04 cm (46 3/4 x 38 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.587

Medium or Technique

Silk; batik

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Batiked silk scarf for hanging with design of oilwells in navy and beige on chartreuse background.

Provenance

Purchased from Carlton's daughter, Carrie Carlton Helser by John Axelrod; Purchased by the MFA, Boston March 22, 2000

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange, made possible with the generous assistance of John Axelrod