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Small quilt with overall pattern of fifteen white fish (arranged in three rows of five fish) with lattice on ground of black blue cotton with details in red cotton.

Provenance

Purchased from an art gallery by the donor, Daphne Farago; Gift to MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

American, 1930s

Dimensions

Height x width: 36 3/4 x 60 in. (93.3 x 152.4 cm)

Accession Number

2008.139

Medium or Technique

Pieced and appliquéd plain weave cotton with plain weave cotton lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles