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Walter Mitschke, 1886-1972, H. R. Mallinson & Company, 1915-1955. Fragment: Paradise Valley, Mount Rainier, 1927, silk; plain weave, cylinder-printed.. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of the Julia Brenner Collection, 55237.7. Photograph by Jorge Bachmann, courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

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Grayson Perry
Large Expensive Abstract Painting

The Textile Arts Council is proud to have been a partner in the Fine Arts Museums' recent purchase of this significant textile acquisition. TAC's contribution is in tribute to Jill D’Alessandro, former curator of the Department of Costume and Textile Arts.


 Grayson Perry, Large Expensive Abstract Painting, 2019. Cotton, wool; tapestry weave; 115 x 270 7/8 in. (292.101 x 688.024 cm). Museum purchase, Textile Arts Trust Fund, Textile Arts Council Endowment Fund in honor of Jill D'Alessandro, 2023.10. © Grayson Perry.  Photograph by Randy Dodson, courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

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