Glorified Potato Bag

A work made of paper, plain gauze weave; embroidered with cotton, wool, jute, cellulose film and paper, metal foil laminated in cellulose acetate film, paper and rayon, animal collagen strips, wool and metal foil laminated in cellulose acetate film in chain, cross, herringbone, laced herringbone, running, twined double running, simple loop, and stem stitches.

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  • A work made of paper, plain gauze weave; embroidered with cotton, wool, jute, cellulose film and paper, metal foil laminated in cellulose acetate film, paper and rayon, animal collagen strips, wool and metal foil laminated in cellulose acetate film in chain, cross, herringbone, laced herringbone, running, twined double running, simple loop, and stem stitches.

Date:

1946

Artist:

Mariska Karasz (American, born Hungary, 1898–1960)
United States, New York, Brewster

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Artist

Mariska Karasz

Title

Glorified Potato Bag

Origin

New York

Date

1946

Medium

Paper, plain gauze weave; embroidered with cotton, wool, jute, cellulose film and paper, metal foil laminated in cellulose acetate film, paper and rayon, animal collagen strips, wool and metal foil laminated in cellulose acetate film in chain, cross, herringbone, laced herringbone, running, twined double running, simple loop, and stem stitches

Dimensions

54.6 x 45.8 cm (21 1/2 x 18 in.)

Credit Line

Alexander Demond Fund

Reference Number

1993.145

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