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Furnishing fabric: Splotchy

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Beige ground with navy splotchy abstract design along with stars, rectangles, lines, and red and green circles. Labeled: "A. Calder/ Splotchy/ "Contempora Series"/ Fabrics Wallpaper Coordinated/ Laverne Originals NY10"


Purchased by Susan Ward through an internet auction ca. 2003-2005; purchased by MFA January 25, 2006.

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund


© 2011 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Length of furnishing fabric

American, 1950s


Overall: 198.8 x 125.7 cm (78 1/4 x 49 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed synthetic twill weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Textiles, Printed