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1926

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1977

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Hanging, Temple of the Mayan Indians, 1926

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown and made by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated 1926 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain weave patterned with wax resist dyeing (batik). It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is credited Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown (Mrs. Francis Head).

Its dimensions are

H x W: 77.5 x 125.1 cm (30 1/2 x 49 1/4 in.)

It is signed

LB-BH, in lower right corner

Cite this object as

Hanging, Temple of the Mayan Indians, 1926; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); USA; silk; H x W: 77.5 x 125.1 cm (30 1/2 x 49 1/4 in.); Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown (Mrs. Francis Head); 1977-77-7

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