Modern Design /03 October 2004


Henri Matisse

Mimosa wall hanging
Alexander Smith, Co.
France / USA, 1951
hand-woven wool
36 w × 58 h in (91 × 147 cm)

Inspired by his famous paper cut-outs, Mimosa is Matisse's only design for a carpet. Tag on verso has printed signature, title and is numbered 416 from the edition of 500. Embroidered signature lower left.

estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $4,500

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