Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Caribbean
  • Mariska Karasz
    1898–1960
    born: Budapest, Hungary ; died: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
  • Caribbean, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • embroidering, yarn, cloth
  • Length/Width/Depth: 63.5 x 113.7 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 25 x 44 3/4 in
  • Gift in memory of the artist by her daughters Solveig Cox and Rosamond Berg Bassett
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0190
Description

Solid, dark blue background. An irregular shape which is wide then narrow at the upper right is mostly filled with patches of various embroidery techniques in blues and a few light yellows. Eight sections near the bottom and center are left open to reveal the background color. Several thin lines of embroidery circle the center shape.