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Coquillages (Shells)

early 1900s
(French, 1877–1953)
Overall: 238.8 x 102.9 cm (94 x 40 1/2 in.)
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Location: not on view

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This textile was designed by the French painter Raoul Dufy (1877-1953).


Displayed at the 1925 world's fair in Paris then in an associated traveling exhibition that toured American museums the following year, this textile design illustrates a modern, abstracted approach to depicting flora and fauna.
Coquillages (Shells)

Coquillages (Shells)

early 1900s

Raoul Dufy

(French, 1877–1953)
France, 20th century

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