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Textile fragment

Object Number: 
Z.1559
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 59 3/4 x 33 1/2 in. ( 151.8 x 85.1 cm )
Description: 
Cotton textile fragment with a blue resist-dyed pattern of baskets of fruit and floral garlands running verically down the cloth; seam down the center and two horizontal seams on the left half.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group