Noémi Raymond. Blue Square. c. 1941

Noémi Raymond Blue Square c. 1941

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The simplicity of this textile pattern reflects the frugal climate of World War II and was inspired by Raymond's experience with block-printed textiles in Japan during the 1930s. She had a close working relationship with her architect husband, Antonin Raymond, and her textiles were frequently used in the interiors of buildings he designed. This fabric was part of a prizewinning series submitted to The Museum of Modern Art's Organic Design competition, though only her husband's name appeared in the credits.

Gallery label from Designing Modern Women 1890–1990, October 5, 2013–October 1, 2014.
Cyrus Clark Co., Inc., New York, NY
Printed cotton
49 x 45" (124.5 x 114.3 cm)
Gift of the designer
Object number
Architecture and Design

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