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Textile hanging: Oilwells

Batiked silk scarf for hanging with design of oilwells in navy and beige on chartreuse background.


Purchased from Carlton's daughter, Carrie Carlton Helser by John Axelrod; Purchased by the MFA, Boston March 22, 2000

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange, made possible with the generous assistance of John Axelrod

American, 1930–31

Object Place

United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; batik


Textiles and Fashion Arts