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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.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2012.1261

Medium or Technique

Silk thread embroidered on silk plain weave, with wooden sticks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts