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Anni Albers (American (born in Germany), 1899–1994)
Object Place: United States
23-3/4 x 11 inches
Medium or Technique
Wool; compound weave
Out on Loan
On display at Tate Modern, October 11, 2018 – January 27, 2019
Abstract weaving with design of red and black dots on cream wool ground.
Acquired from the artist by Edgar Kaufmann, Jr. (b. 1910 - d. 1989), New York; by 1973, given by Edgar Kaufmann, Jr. to Ralph Bettelheim (d. 1993) and Mildred Constantine (Mrs. Ralph Bettelheim; b. 1913 - d. 2008), New York [see note 1]; sold by Mildred Constantine to Donna Schneier Fine Arts, Palm Beach, FL; May 1992, sold by Donna Scheiner Fine Arts to Daphne Farago, Little Compton, RI; 2012, year-end gift of Daphne Farago to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2013)
 Published in Beyond Craft: The Art of Fabric, as in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bettelheim. In a 1979 letter preserved in the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Mildred Constantine wrote to Anni Albers that she had received the weaving as a gift from Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.
The Daphne Farago Collection
© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York