Object Timeline

1926

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1979

  • We acquired this object.

2017

2019

  • You found it!

Hanging (USA), 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 1979. Its medium is silk and its technique is wax resist dyed (batik) applied by brush and tjanting on plain weave; lined with plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 117 x 148.5 cm (46 1/16 x 58 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in lower right corner.

Cite this object as

Hanging (USA), 1926–59; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); silk; H x W: 117 x 148.5 cm (46 1/16 x 58 7/16 in.); 1979-29-1

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