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Chinois

A work made of goat hair and cotton, weft-float faced satin weave; appliquéd in cotton, plain weave; embroidered with linen, sisal, wool, silk, cotton, nylon, rayon, and cellulose in buttonhole, long-armed cross and open cretan stitches; couching.

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  • A work made of goat hair and cotton, weft-float faced satin weave; appliquéd in cotton, plain weave; embroidered with linen, sisal, wool, silk, cotton, nylon, rayon, and cellulose in buttonhole, long-armed cross and open cretan stitches; couching.

Date:

1953

Artist:

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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Mariska Karasz

Title

Chinois

Origin

New York

Date

Made 1953

Medium

Goat hair and cotton, weft-float faced satin weave; appliquéd in cotton, plain weave; embroidered with linen, sisal, wool, silk, cotton, nylon, rayon, and cellulose in buttonhole, long-armed cross and open Cretan stitches; couching

Dimensions

157 × 67.4 cm (61 3/4 × 26 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Solveig Cox

Reference Number

1992.445

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