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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: Ruth Reeves, American, 1892–1966

“Carneval” Wall Hanging

probably 1929

Raw silk and cotton

96 × 52 3/8 in. (243.84 × 133.03 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Arthur D. Berliss, Sr.
1984.23.3
Geography: 
Made in New City, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Purchased from the artist by Marie Karpen Berliss and Arthur D. Berliss, Sr., New York 1929–84

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1984,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 73, ill.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 32–33, no. 12.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.