Length of Fabric: "Leaves of Grass"

American
1967
Designed by Mary Ann Lash (American, born in 1931), For Folly Cove Designers (Massachusetts (Gloucester), active 1941–1969)


Dimensions

Height x length: 53.3 x 96.5 cm (21 x 38 in.)

Accession Number

2013.328

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of cream cotton printed with border design of rooted plants with insects, beetles, bees, and crickets on brown ground, flanking a central cream panel of rooted plant with dragonfly. Textile features three printed repeats of design. Exposed edges fringed.

Provenance

Early 1960's, sold by the Folly Cove Workshop, Rockport/Gloucester, MA to Patricia and John Jacoby, Cambridge, MA; 2012, gift of Jacoby to the MFA. (Accession date: March 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia B. and John B. Jacoby