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1926

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1977

  • We acquired this object.

2017

2019

  • You found it!

Hanging, Water, 1926–59

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated 1926–59 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is silk and its technique is wax resist (batik) on crepe (crepe created using 2 and 2 alternation of s and z overtwist of wefts); lined with damasse (plain weave and 1/3 twill). It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 164 x 85.5 cm (5 ft. 4 9/16 in. x 33 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Hanging, Water, 1926–59; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); USA; silk; H x W: 164 x 85.5 cm (5 ft. 4 9/16 in. x 33 11/16 in.); 1977-112-2

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