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Textile, Abstract Design, ca. 1926

This is a Textile. It was designed by F. Gregory Brown. It is dated ca. 1926. Its medium is hand block printed on linen.

The Cleveland Museum of Art purchased this textile in 1926 when they hosted A Selection from the International Exposition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Art from Paris, 1925. Gregory Brown won a gold medal for his firm’s contributions to the fair in Paris.

It is credited Lent by The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1926.563.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 366.9 × 127.7 cm (12 ft. 7/16 in. × 50 1/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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