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Geometric Composition

A work made of hemp, plain weave; embroidered with cotton, wool, linen, jute, rabbit hair, metal foil strips, and polyamide in cretan, crossed back, eyelet, ladder and long-armed stitches.

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  • A work made of hemp, plain weave; embroidered with cotton, wool, linen, jute, rabbit hair, metal foil strips, and polyamide in cretan, crossed back, eyelet, ladder and long-armed stitches.

Date:

1948

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

Geometric Composition

Place

New York (Object made in)

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Made 1948

Medium

Hemp, plain weave; embroidered with cotton, wool, linen, jute, rabbit hair, metal foil strips, and polyamide in Cretan, crossed back, eyelet, ladder and long-armed stitches

Dimensions

102 × 72.5 cm (40 1/8 × 28 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Solveig Cox

Reference Number

1992.451

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