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1959

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • Work on this object ended.

1964

  • We acquired this object.

2012

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Hanging, Reflections, 1959–60

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lenore Tawney and woven by Lenore Tawney. It is dated 1959–60 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is warp: red = linen, orange and pink = cotton, orange and yellow = silk, wefts: wool, viscose, silk, cotton and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry). It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Elizabeth Gordon.

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Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 142 x 75 cm (55 7/8 x 29 1/2 in.)

It is signed

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Cite this object as

Hanging, Reflections, 1959–60; Designed by Lenore Tawney (American, 1907–2007); USA; warp: red = linen, orange and pink = cotton, orange and yellow = silk, wefts: wool, viscose, silk, cotton; Warp x Weft: 142 x 75 cm (55 7/8 x 29 1/2 in.); Gift of Elizabeth Gordon; 1964-24-66

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