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1926

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1974

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2020

  • You found it!

Hanging, Bermuda, 1926–59

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown and made by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated 1926–59 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk and its technique is wax resist dyed (batik) on plain weave, predominately warp faced. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 131 x 143 cm (51 9/16 x 56 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Artist's monogram lower right corner: LBBH

Cite this object as

Hanging, Bermuda, 1926–59; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); USA; silk; H x W: 131 x 143 cm (51 9/16 x 56 5/16 in.); Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown; 1974-23-5

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