Eszter Haraszty. Triad. c. 1951

Eszter Haraszty Triad c. 1951

  • Not on view

In postwar modernist interiors, textiles such as these provided bold color and geometric patterns to contrast with subdued architectural backgrounds. From 1949 to 1955 Hungarian–born Haraszty was director of Knoll Textiles—a division of the Knoll furniture company—and was a pivotal figure in the textile division’s international success. A brilliant colorist, she joined the impressive roster of international architects, artists, and textiles designers brought together by Florence Knoll.

Gallery label from Designing Modern Women 1890–1990, October 5, 2013–October 1, 2014.
Manufactured by Knoll Textiles, New York, NY
Screenprinted cotton
64 1/2 x 45" (163.8 x 114.3 cm)
Gift of the manufacturer, 1955
Object number
Architecture and Design

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