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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

2012

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Textile, Abstract Fleura, 1950–59

This is a Textile. It was designed by Ruth Reeves. It is dated 1950–59 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is linen and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Calvin Stillman.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 221 x 128.9 cm (87 x 50 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Washable, Hand Printed 'ABSTRACT-FLEURA' Designed By Ruth Reeves (printed in selvedge)

Cite this object as

Textile, Abstract Fleura, 1950–59; Designed by Ruth Reeves (American, 1892–1966); USA; linen; H x W: 221 x 128.9 cm (87 x 50 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Calvin Stillman; 1994-35-1

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