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1950

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1955

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1985

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Pillow Cover (USA)

This is a Pillow cover. It was designed by Mariska Karasz and embroidered by Mariska Karasz. It is dated early 1950s and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is wool and its technique is embroidered in stem, chain, couching and knot stitches on twill weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Sidewall
  • machine printed on paper.
  • Gift of W. H. S. Lloyd Co., Inc..
  • 1930-18-1-e

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40 x 38 cm (15 3/4 x 14 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pillow Cover (USA); Designed by Mariska Karasz ((American, born Hungary, 1898–1960)); wool; H x W: 40 x 38 cm (15 3/4 x 14 15/16 in.); 1985-70-1

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