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Ananas (Pineapples)

Ananas (Pineapples)


designed by

Charles Martin

(French, 1848–1934)



(French, Lyon, est. 1888)

Patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silk

Overall: 248.3 x 129.9 cm (97 3/4 x 51 1/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1926.559


Did you know?

Brightly colored silk fabrics were most often used as upholstery or in a more lavish display, as wall coverings.


Stylized pineapples in subtle shades of pink blend the familiar with the abstracted in this design displayed at the 1925 world's fair in Paris, then in the associated traveling exhibition that toured American museums the following year.

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