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1919

  • Work on this object began.

1926

  • Work on this object ended.

1977

  • We acquired this object.

2017

2020

  • You found it!

Hanging, Florence, 1919–26

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown and made by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated 1919–26 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is silk and its technique is wax resist and dyed (batik) on plain weave; lined with damasse (plain weave plus 1/3 twill). It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 99.5 x 133 cm (39 3/16 x 52 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed B-L-B in lower left corner.

Cite this object as

Hanging, Florence, 1919–26; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); USA; silk; H x W: 99.5 x 133 cm (39 3/16 x 52 3/8 in.); 1977-112-1

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