Textile, Juin, 1930
This is a Textile. It was manufactured by F. Schumacher & Co.. It is dated 1930 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved roller on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
American luxury textile manufacturer F. Schumacher & Co commissioned celebrated French couturier Paul Poiret to create the company’s first collection of furnishing textiles by a major designer. A Schumacher advertisement for Poiret’s unique designs proclaimed, “Turn your house into a modern garden.” The stylized florals and vegetation, the rich red flowers, and the lively composition of this pattern recall Poiret’s influential Atelier Martine textiles of the 1910s and 1920s.
It is credited
Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund.
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Its dimensions are
H x W: 278.1 x 80.6 cm (109 1/2 x 31 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
JUIN Designed by Paul Poiret Exclusively for Schumacher (printed in selvedge)
Cite this object as
Textile, Juin, 1930; Manufactured by F. Schumacher & Co. (United States); USA; cotton; H x W: 278.1 x 80.6 cm (109 1/2 x 31 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund; 1994-115-1
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