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Length of furnishing fabric

Length of white linen printed with blue repeating pattern of doves (duvor) perched amid bird of paradise flowers (stelitzior) and leafy ferns. Hemmed on three sides, one edge unfinished (possibly a curtain at one time). Printed in selvedge: "STRELITZIOR OCH DUVOR KOMP AV TYRA LUNDGREN NK...

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Provenance

2005, purchased by Junnaa & Thomi Wroblewski from an antique shop, Sweden; 2011, sold by the Wroblewskis to the MFA. (Accession date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Swedish, about 1950

Dimensions

Length x width: 241.3 x 114.3 cm (95 x 45 in.)

Accession Number

2011.57

Medium or Technique

Printed linen plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles