Antscha - Yellow and Green

c. 1925–30
(Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967)
(Austrian, est. 1925)
Overall: 72.4 x 128.9 cm (28 1/2 x 50 3/4 in.)
Location: not on view
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This textile was produced in at least two different colorways.


With a title derived from a feminine Hungarian name, the Antscha pattern shows Josef Frank’s early use of long sinuous vines. Another example of the same textile (1937.181) exists in pink and blue, suggesting that pattern colors were customizable to fit the customer’s décor. These examples are likely the only surviving versions in an institutional collection.
Antscha - Yellow and Green

Antscha - Yellow and Green

c. 1925–30

Josef Frank, Haus & Garten

(Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967), (Austrian, est. 1925)

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