Ruth Marie Reeves
(1892 - 1966)
Ruth Marie Reeves was active/lived in New York, California / India. Ruth Reeves is known for fabric design, mod images, illustrator.
Biography Ruth Marie Reeves
A designer, craftsman, painter and teacher, Ruth Reeves was known for textile designs and wall hangings including for the children's room of the public
library in Mount Vernon, New York; the Victoria and Albert Museum in
London, England; and especially for her work at
Radio City Music Hall in New York. In that project, she was commissioned by textile designer, Donald Deskey, to create a "vast carpet that would cover the grand lobby, staircase, and three mezzanines---and be symbolic of theatrical activities. In a mosaiclike configuration, Reeves interwove strong geometric abstractions of musical instruments. The rhythmical patterns, with a colorful concoction of geometrically shaped banjos, guitars, accordions, pia
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