Patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silk
Overall: 238.8 x 102.9 cm (94 x 40 1/2 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1926.558
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
This textile was designed by the French painter Raoul Dufy (1877-1953).
Displayed at the 1925 world's fair in Paris then in an associated traveling exhibition that toured American museums the following year, this textile design illustrates a modern, abstracted approach to depicting flora and fauna.
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