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Hanging, Hawaiian Fishes, ca. 1917

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown and made by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated ca. 1917 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silk and its technique is wax-resist patterning (batik) on silk twill, embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of the Estate of Lydia Bush-Brown Head.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 70 x 99 cm (27 9/16 in. x 39 in.)

It is signed

Signature: L.B.B.

Cite this object as

Hanging, Hawaiian Fishes, ca. 1917; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); USA; silk; H x W: 70 x 99 cm (27 9/16 in. x 39 in.); Gift of the Estate of Lydia Bush-Brown Head; 1985-2-1

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