Raymond Duncan - Scarf with Design of Tree Trunks, about 1919

Raymond Duncan (San Francisco, 1874 - 1967, Paris)

Scarf with Design of Tree Trunks, about 1919

Printed and painted silk tabby , 58.4 x 57.8 cm (23 x 22 3/4 in.) overall


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Pattern: Geometric


Gift from the painter Louis Kronberg (1872-1965) to Isabella Stewart Gardner in 1921.


Signed (lower right): Raymond Duncan


Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), pp. 164-65.
Clara Strauss. “Notes, Records, Comments.” Gardner Museum Calendar of Events 9, no. 19 (9 Jan. 1966), p. 2.
Adolph S. Cavallo. Textiles: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1986), p. 110, no. 29, ill.
Megan Martinelli. "Would Live Like Ancient Greeks": The Art and Life of Raymond Duncan, (Kingston, RI: URI, 2013), pp. vii, 5, 34, 40, 42, 46-47, 53-54, 64, 133, 139, fig. 12.

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