Furnishing fabric: Ulmus

Swedish
designed 1957
Designed by Viola Gråsten (Swedish (born in Finland), 1910–1994), For Mölnlycke Väfveri (Swedish), Distributed by Nordiska Kompaniet's Textilkammare (Swedish)


Object Place: Sweden

Dimensions

Overall: 274.3 x 132.1 cm (108 x 52 in.)

Accession Number

2005.6

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, screen-printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large-scale design in dark brown on white with central tree trunk with angular branches to either side and dense arrangement of leaves; trunk, branches, and leaves filled with linear patterning. Selvedge printed: “ ‘Ulmus’ Design by Viola Grasten Sweden”

Provenance

Purchased from a dealer in Sweden by Cora Ginsburg LLC; Purchased by the MFA, January 26, 2005

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.