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Textile, Tree of Life, 1974

This is a Textile. It was made by Stead McAlpin & Co.. It is dated 1974 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed using 12 flatbed screens on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Sue Palmer.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 302 x 142.5 cm (9 ft. 10 7/8 in. x 56 1/8 in.) Repeat H: 81.5 cm (32 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Along both edges," :TREE OF LIFE from SPRINGS of WISDOM Printed in England for Warner & Sons Ltd." at bottom left signed in ink "(copyright symbol) Sue Palmer 4th F 1991".

Cite this object as

Textile, Tree of Life, 1974; Made by Stead McAlpin & Co. ; England; cotton; Warp x Weft: 302 x 142.5 cm (9 ft. 10 7/8 in. x 56 1/8 in.) Repeat H: 81.5 cm (32 1/16 in.); Gift of Sue Palmer; 1991-57-3

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