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Length of furnishing fabric: Coquelicot

about 1965–75
Designed by Ken Scott (American (worked in Italy), born in 1918)

Object Place: Italy


Overall: 228.6 x 129.5 cm (90 x 51 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed cotton velvet (velveteen)

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Hot pink cotton velvet printed with an all-over pattern of oversized red and orange poppies and yellow wheat sheaves rendered in a graphic, Pop Art style. Selvedge reads “Ken Scott Coquelicot.”


Purchased from Arrow Gallery, Chicago by Giles Kotcher, November 2002; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Giles Kotcher