"Kitnip" placemat

American
about 1960
Folly Cove Designers (Massachusetts (Gloucester), active 1941–1969), Virginia Lee Burton Demetrios (American, 1906–1968)


Object Place: Gloucester, Massachusetts, US

Dimensions

Overall: 43.8 x 30.5 cm (17 1/4 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2076

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, linoleum block print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Double image of two cats sniffing catnip; in army green and lime green on ivory ground

Provenance

Purchased by Jean Michie Crafts (b. 1913 - d. 2002), Hillsborough, CA; gift of Jean Michie Crafts to her nephew, Thomas Michie, Providence, RI and Boston; 2011, gift of Thomas Michie to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Michie