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What is this?

Square panel of stretched, unbleached linen with four circles, each 11.5 inches in diameter, placed in the four quarters of the square. Each circle is produced by the progressive counter-clockwise placing of linen yarns across the diameter of the circle. A relief effect is created in the center of each circle as the yarns cross and build up one upon the other, casting a shadow.

This is a panel from United States. It is dated 1967 and we acquired it in 1969. Gift of Sheila Hicks. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: linen technique: embroidered on plain weave label: linen embroidered in linen

Its dimensions are

H x W: 72 x 72 cm (28 3/8 x 28 3/8 in.)

This object was architect: Warren Platner and designed by Sheila Hicks

This object was donated by Sheila Hicks

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Panel, "Study for Ford Foundation wall panels", 1967 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=27 November 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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