1945 - 1955 Anna Glazer's Modernist Pillow Sham

1945 - 1955 Anna Glazer's Modernist Pillow Sham

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An oblong pillow sham that matches the bedspread (.1) made of gathered half circles of rayon taffeta, machine sewn in patterns to a cotton ground. Colors are burgundy, purple, pink, brown, terra cotta, blue, teal. The center panel is patterned with a rosette of gathered hlaf circles. with four corner rosettes. The edges are finished with teal cording and blue medallions. The back is plain burgundy taffeta. 37.5" x 15.75" Made by Anna Glazer, Bronx, NY, in the 1940s-early 1950s. Her daughter remembered it taking her mother a LONG time to complete.
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Object Name
pillow sham
Stecher, Anna Glazer
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Gift of the grandchildren of Anna Glazer: Laurie Sevret, Mitch Hakoun, Martin Stecher, David Stecher
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
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National Museum of American History
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