Object Timeline

1970

  • Work on this object began.

1973

  • Work on this object ended.

1999

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Placemat, Chromatics

This is a placemat. It was designed by Jack Prince. It is dated designed 1970, manufactured 1971–73 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is 100% linen and its technique is plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Gerald Gulotta.

  • Placemat
  • gilded washi paper, polyurethane.
  • Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni.
  • 88.2015.8

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 47 x 33 cm (18 1/2 x 13 in.)

It has the following markings

label attached, "Helmi Vuorelma, handwoven in Finland, 100% linen"

Cite this object as

Placemat, Chromatics; Designed by Jack Prince (American); Finland; 100% linen; Warp x Weft: 47 x 33 cm (18 1/2 x 13 in.); Gift of Gerald Gulotta; 1999-40-1

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