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Place Mat (USA), 1952

This is a Place mat. It was designed by Mariska Karasz and embroidered by Mariska Karasz. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is metallic cord on straw foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Elizabeth Gordon.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 49.5 cm (13 x 19 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Place Mat (USA), 1952; Designed by Mariska Karasz (American, b. Hungary, 1898–1960); metallic cord on straw foundation; H x W: 33 x 49.5 cm (13 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Elizabeth Gordon; 1964-35-21

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