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Length of furnishing fabric: Calico Cow

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Length of cotton printed with pattern of farmer and wife surrounded by cavorting farm animals -- cows, horses, goats, ducks, chickens, lambs, rabbits, pigs, densely filled with small floral calico prints in shades of green, blue, pink, orange, yellow, and white on a dark green ground. Labeled:...

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Provenance

Donor purchased from an online auction March 24, 1999; Gift to MFA March 21, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Ashley and Mark Callahan in honor of Ilonka Sigmund, the artist's granddaughter

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

"Calico Cow" furnishing fabric

American, 1952

Dimensions

38-1/4 x 33-1/2 inches (97.2 x 85.1cm)

Accession Number

2007.288

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton broken twill weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed