Mariska Karasz’s Creative Embroidery

  title={Mariska Karasz’s Creative Embroidery},
  author={Ashley Callahan},
  journal={The Journal of Modern Craft},
  pages={115 - 124}
Abstract This essay briefly discusses Mariska Karasz’s early career as a fashion designer and her shift after the Second World War to the creation of embroidered wall hangings. The essay focuses on the few years surrounding 1957, when she produced Transcendence, a prime example of her large-scale abstract work. During this period, Karasz’s stature as an artist and craftsman grew quickly, as she exhibited regularly with the Bertha Schaefer Gallery in New York City, revised her influential… 


Our history.
A Painter in Thread … Mariska Karasz
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Third Annual Conference
    From Design for Production to Off-Loom Sculpture
    • Abrams in association with the Museum of Arts and Design
    • 1966
    Most of the works by Mariska Karasz in the collection of the Museum of Arts and Design were given by her daughters
    • accessible via the American Craft Council Library Digital Collections