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1951

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1964

  • We acquired this object.

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Textile, Calla Lily, 1951

This is a Textile. It was designed by Mariska Karasz and embroidered by Mariska Karasz. It is dated 1951 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is silk, cotton, wool and synthetics and its technique is embroidered on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Elizabeth Gordon.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 65.5 x 58.3 cm (25 13/16 x 22 15/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Textile, Calla Lily, 1951; Designed by Mariska Karasz (American, b. Hungary, 1898–1960); USA; silk, cotton, wool and synthetics; H x W: 65.5 x 58.3 cm (25 13/16 x 22 15/16 in. ); Gift of Elizabeth Gordon; 1964-24-38

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