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Embroidered Rattan

Large basket made of pieced squares of palm bark in variegated hues of browns to tan, pieced and stitched with linen topstitching.


Purchased from Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA in the 1990s; Gift to the MFA, June 23, 2004

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

American, 1992

Object Place

United States


Overall: 47 x 71.1 x 45.7 cm (18 1/2 x 28 x 18 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pieced and embroidered palm bark, rattan, and linen


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Fiber arts