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Length of furnishing fabric

Overall design of abstract spiral shapes in shades of blue, green, and purple. Upholstery weight cotton twill weave. In selvedge: "Made in Finland by Tampella, Design Marjatta Metsovaara."

Provenance

August 2007, purchased via internet auction by Susan Ward, Lexington, MA; purchased from Ward by the MFA (Accession date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Finnish, 1965–75

Object Place

Finland

Dimensions

Length x width: 310 x 134.5 cm (122 1/16 x 52 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2843

Medium or Technique

Cotton twill weave, screen-printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed, silk screen