Rubus

Table cloth

American
1950s
Designed by Mary Wallenius (American, 1914–1992), Designed for Folly Cove Designers (Massachusetts (Gloucester), active 1941–1969)


Dimensions

Length x width: 106.7 x 106.7 cm (42 x 42 in.)

Accession Number

2012.829

Medium or Technique

Cotton; printed

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Table cloth with hand block-printed design, called “Rubus” of repeating stylized leafy medallions white on light blue background.

Provenance

About 1960, purchased by Ethel S. Burton from Folly Cove Studio, Gloucester, MA; about 1960, gift of Ethel S. Burton to her granddaughter Patricia B. Jacoby, Cambridge, MA; 2012, gift of Patricia B. Jacoby to the MFA. (Accession date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia B. and John B. Jacoby