See more objects with the color gainsboro silver grey gainsboro or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1952

  • Work on this object began.

1957

  • Work on this object ended.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Textile, Gay Facade, 1952–1957

This is a Textile. It was designed by John Hull. It is dated 1952–1957 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton 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. Edward Stern.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 190.5 × 90.2 cm (6 ft. 3 in. × 35 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Gay Facade, 1952–1957; Designed by John Hull ; USA; cotton; H x W: 190.5 × 90.2 cm (6 ft. 3 in. × 35 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Edward Stern; 1994-38-8

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=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18648823/ |title=Textile, Gay Facade, 1952–1957 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 March 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>