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Length of furnishing fabric

Brown, purple, red, dark yellow abstract patterning around water with boats. Printed along bottom: "The Educational Alliance/Designed by Esther Kahn Age 9/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 Esther Kahn, American, born in 1929
  • Pupil(s) of Ray Euffa, Russian (active in the United States) 1904–1977
Object Place

United States


Length x width: 190.5 x 86.4 cm (75 x 34 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, printed


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