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"Gossips" placemat

Repeating forest green pattern of women gossiping with red bands on top and bottom.

Provenance

Purchased by Jean Michie Crafts (b. 1913 - d. 2002), Hillsborough, CA; gift of Jean Michie Crafts to her nephew, Thomas Michie, Providence, RI and Boston; 2011, gift of Thomas Michie to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Michie

American, about 1960

Object Place

Gloucester, Massachusetts, US

Dimensions

Overall: 43.8 x 30.5 cm (17 1/4 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2070

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, linoleum block print

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles