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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • Work on this object ended.

1964

  • We acquired this object.

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  • You found it!

Hanging, Composition in Squares

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Mariska Karasz and embroidered by Mariska Karasz. It is dated 1950–53 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is linen and cotton and its technique is embroidered on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Elizabeth Gordon. It is credited Gift of Elizabeth Gordon.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 164 x 130 cm (64 9/16 x 51 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Hanging, Composition in Squares; Designed by Mariska Karasz ((American, born Hungary, 1898–1960)); USA; linen and cotton; H x W: 164 x 130 cm (64 9/16 x 51 3/16 in.); Gift of Elizabeth Gordon; 1964-24-36

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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