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Length of Fabric: "Leaves of Grass"

Length of cream cotton printed with border design of rooted plants with insects, beetles, bees, and crickets on brown ground, flanking a central cream panel of rooted plant with dragonfly. Textile features three printed repeats of design. Exposed edges fringed.


Early 1960's, sold by the Folly Cove Workshop, Rockport/Gloucester, MA to Patricia and John Jacoby, Cambridge, MA; 2012, gift of Jacoby to the MFA. (Accession date: March 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia B. and John B. Jacoby

American, 1967


Height x length: 53.3 x 96.5 cm (21 x 38 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts