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Harlem Valley
  • Mariska Karasz
    1898–1960
    born: Budapest, Hungary ; died: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
  • Harlem Valley, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • embroidering, yarn, cloth
  • Length/Width/Depth: 111.1 x 65.4 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 43 3/4 x 25 3/4 in
  • Gift in memory of the artist by her daughters Solveig Cox and Rosamond Berg Bassett
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0191
Description

Mostly horizontal bars of crisscross embroidery with a few sections of thick yarn stitched down in a horizontal back and forth pattern. Red section in upper right. Mostly tones of blue, tan, and gray. There is a few sections without embroidery, showing the background fabrics.