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1952

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1964

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Place Mat And Napkin (USA)

This is a Place mat and napkin. It was designed by Mariska Karasz and embroidered by Mariska Karasz. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is linen, metallic threads and its technique is embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Elizabeth Gordon.

  • Placemat
  • gilded washi paper, polyurethane.
  • Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni.
  • 88.2015.8

Its dimensions are

H x W (mat): 47 x 46 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/8 in.) H x W (napkin): 44.5 x 33 cm (17 1/2 x 13 in.)

Cite this object as

Place Mat And Napkin (USA); Designed by Mariska Karasz ((American, born Hungary, 1898–1960)); linen, metallic threads; H x W (mat): 47 x 46 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/8 in.) H x W (napkin): 44.5 x 33 cm (17 1/2 x 13 in.); Gift of Elizabeth Gordon; 1964-35-19-a/b

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