See more objects with the color grey darkslategrey darkolivegreen darkslategrey saddlebrown or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline


  • Work on this object began.


  • Work on this object ended.


  • We acquired this object.



  • You found it!

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

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Textile, Abstract Fleura, 1950–59 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 May 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>