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Length of fabric: Home Port

Cream cotton hand block-printed in olive green with repeating pattern of schooners, sailors, dancing girls, and houses in rows. Fringed selvedge.


Donor received object from aunt-in-law, Ruth Lepper Gardner, who was a friend of the artist; gift of Sue Reed to MFA, December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth Lepper Gardner in memory of the artist

American, early 1950s

Object Place

Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States


24 3/4 x 34 in. (62.9 x 86.4 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave


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