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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.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2004.430

Medium or Technique

Pieced and embroidered palm bark, rattan, and linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts