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Place Mat (USA), 1950–60

This is a Place mat. It was student of Mariska Karasz. It is dated 1950–60 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is burlap, wool, straw, ribbon and its technique is embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Coat, Cilllia, 2017-19
  • samples (5), touch samples (5), coat.
  • Courtesy of the Tangible Media Group.
  • NATURE.024

Its dimensions are

H x W: 46 x 33 cm (18 1/8 in. x 13 in.)

Cite this object as

Place Mat (USA), 1950–60; Student of Mariska Karasz (American, b. Hungary, 1898–1960); burlap, wool, straw, ribbon; H x W: 46 x 33 cm (18 1/8 in. x 13 in.); 1964-44-2

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