(Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967)
(Swedish, est. 1924)
Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printed
Overall: 192.4 x 127 cm (75 3/4 x 50 in.)
The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1954.202
All the flowers depicted in this design are imaginary flowers created by Josef Frank.
Though this pattern is titled Under Ekvatorn or Beneath the Equator, the design and textile were both produced in Sweden. Frank’s use of brightly colored flowers on a black background suggests a warm equatorial environment brimming with vitality.
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