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Length of furnishing fabric: Oak Leaf

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Bold repeating pattern of abstract oak leaves, concentric circles and stepped blocks, in blacks, browns, beige and orange. selvege: "Lesher Mohairs Oak Leaf"

Provenance

Purchased by Giles Kotcher from private Massachusetts dealer; purchased by MFA, September 7, 2001.

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, 1927

Object Place

possibly New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 131.8 x 74.9 cm (51 7/8 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2001.654

Medium or Technique

Screen-printed wool and cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles