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Swinging Free

A work made of wool, plain weave; appliqued with wool and metallic threads; embroidered with silk, cotton, rayon and acrylic in cross, stem, long, buttonhole, and roumanian stitches; laid work and couching.

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  • A work made of wool, plain weave; appliqued with wool and metallic threads; embroidered with silk, cotton, rayon and acrylic in cross, stem, long, buttonhole, and roumanian stitches; laid work and couching.

Date:

c. 1950

Artist:

Mariska Karasz (American, born Hungary, 1898–1960)
United States, New York, Brewster

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Artist

Mariska Karasz

Title

Swinging Free

Origin

New York

Date

Made 1940–1960

Medium

Wool, plain weave; appliqued with wool and metallic threads; embroidered with silk, cotton, rayon and acrylic in cross, stem, long, buttonhole, and Roumanian stitches; laid work and couching

Dimensions

127.3 × 43.3 cm (50 1/8 × 17 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas S. and Audrey L. Sargeant

Reference Number

2008.647

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