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Length of furnishing fabric: "Gradation"

White cotton ground printed with large repeat of rectangular "lozenge" shapes with rounded corners, filled in with concentric bands of fuchsia, magenta, red, orange, and two shades of yellow. Selvedge stamped: "Gradation an exclusive handprint for Isabel Scott"


Purchased at internet auction from S. Wolfe, Mill Neck, NY, by Susan Ward, May 2004; Purchased by the MFA, November 17, 2004

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

American, about 1968

Object Place

United States


Overall: 477.5 x 138.4 cm (188 x 54 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts