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Furnishing fabric: Ulmus

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Large-scale design in dark brown on white with central tree trunk with angular branches to either side and dense arrangement of leaves; trunk, branches, and leaves filled with linear patterning. Selvedge printed: "'Ulmus' Design by Viola Grasten Sweden"

Provenance

Purchased from a dealer in Sweden by Cora Ginsburg LLC; Purchased by the MFA, January 26, 2005

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Swedish, designed 1957

Object Place

Sweden

Dimensions

Overall: 274.3 x 132.1 cm (108 x 52 in.)

Accession Number

2005.6

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, screen-printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles