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Textile, Grand Feuillage, ca. 1920

This is a textile. It was designed by Raoul Dufy and manufactured by Bianchini Ferier, Inc.. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1934. Its medium is cotton, linen and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Artist Raoul Dufy’s woodcut prints were well suited to textile patterning. One of thousands of designs he produced for Bianchini-Férier, Grand Feuillage exhibits lush vegetation reflecting a fascination with the exotic.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 140.3 × 120 cm (55 1/4 × 47 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Grand Feuillage, ca. 1920; Designed by Raoul Dufy (French, 1877–1953); France; cotton, linen; H x W: 140.3 × 120 cm (55 1/4 × 47 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1934-14-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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