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Length of furnishing fabric

Cream white cotton boucle yarns woven in a plain weave with open warps, with deflected floating supplementary weft threads of cotton and gold metallic threads, ending in long warp fringe. Labeled: "Maria Kipp/ Los Angeles, California/ 2 yards"


Purchased from Maria Kipp's showroom in the mid-1990s; Gift to donor November 2006; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Giles Kotcher

American, 1950s

  • Designed by Maria Kipp, American (born in Germany), 1900–1988

67 x 53 inches (170.2 x 134.6cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and metallic threads; plain weave with deflected supplementary wefts floats


Textiles and Fashion Arts