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Hanging, Alter Ego, 1970

This is a Hanging. It is dated 1970 and we acquired it in 1993. Its technique is plain weave with metallic weft and long floats of a supplementary warp on the front. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eric and Sylvia Elsesser. It is credited Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 62.2 x 55.9 cm (24 1/2 in. x 22 in.)

It is inscribed

Handwritten hanging cardboard tag, "'ALTER EGO' 1970 TRUDE GUERMONPREZ"

Cite this object as

Hanging, Alter Ego, 1970; USA; Warp x Weft: 62.2 x 55.9 cm (24 1/2 in. x 22 in.); Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives; 1993-121-36

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