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Length of furnishing fabric

Red and blue textile printed with port scene with various types of boats and city street ("Gay Street") lined with buildings. Marked at bottom: "The Educational Alliance/Designed by Melvin Weiss Age 12/Instructor Ray Euffa/Federal Art Project."


March 2003, purchased by Junnaa and Thomi Wroblewski, London at the Pier Show in New York City; purchased from the Wroblewskis by the MFA (Accession date: May 19, 2010)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

American, 1938

  • Fabric designed by Melvin Weiss, American, born in 1926
  • Pupil(s) of Ray Euffa, Russian (active in the United States) 1904–1977
Object Place

United States


Length x width: 167.6 x 94 cm (66 x 37 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts