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What is this?

Hanging depicting three women in front of a cluster of houses, in browns, grays, blues, orange, yellow and white on a natural ground.

This is a hanging from Finland. It is dated 1949 and we acquired it in 1964. Gift of Elizabeth Gordon. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: wool technique: plain weave with discontinuous weft (tapestry) label: wool tapestry

Its dimensions are

H x W: 52.7 x 77.2 cm (20 3/4 x 30 3/8 in.)

It is signed


This object was woven by Eva Anttila and designed by Eva Anttila

This object was donated by Miss Elizabeth Gordon

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Hanging, "Evening", 1949 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=26 November 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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