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Designer: Sven Markelius, Swedish, 1889–1972
Designer: Ka Markelius, Swedish
Manufacturer: Ljungbergs Textiltryck AB, Swedish, founded 1948
Client: Knoll Inc., American, founded 1938

Length of Fabric, “Pythagoras” Pattern

Designed 1952, manufactured 1953–71

Cotton

67 × 54 in. (170.2 × 137.2 cm)
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
2020.65.21
Geography: 
Designed in Stockholm, Sweden
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Swedish
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

John C. Waddell, New York, around 1991; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2020

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.