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Textile panel

French (Paris)
early 20th century
Artist Raymond Duncan (American (active in France), 1875–1966)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

102 x 90 cm (40 3/16 x 35 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.1024

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?) crepe, block-printed and painted (brush-dyed)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square panel of heavy cotton crepe, (full loom width with unfinished ends), block-printed and painted (brush-dyed). Main field in overall checkerboard pattern of alternating sunbursts and abstract landscape with palm tree (?), in muted tones of gray, rose/pink, blue, ochre, yellow and dark green. Geometric border of diamonds and dots in rose and blue.

Provenance

Purchased at Sturbridge Vintage Textile Fair by Susan Ward, September 2000; Purchased by the MFA, December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously