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Abstract needlework picture made of three horizontal bands of yellow, blue and purples stitches scattered over black silk ground with five discreet black, vertical bands. Glazed and framed.


Before 2011, sold by the Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA to Mrs. Farago, Little Compton, RI; 2012, year-end gift of the Daphne Farago Collection to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

American, 1988


Height x width: 16 1/2 x 22 in. (41.9 x 55.9 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk thread embroidered on silk plain weave, with wooden sticks


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Fiber arts