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Textile, Nebula, 2015

This is a Textile. It was made by Eduardo Portillo and Mariá Dávila. It is dated 2015 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is silk, wool, moriche palm fiber, copper, metallic yarn; dyed with indigo, cochineal, eucalyptus, onion and lengua de vaca (rumex spp) and its technique is triple weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Suzanne Tick, Dorothy Waxman, and Maylene M. Syracuse and Michael Trenner in memory of Richard M. Syracuse.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 182.8 × 125.8 cm (5 ft. 11 15/16 in. × 49 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Nebula, 2015; Made by Eduardo Portillo (Venezuelan, b. 1966); silk, wool, moriche palm fiber, copper, metallic yarn; dyed with indigo, cochineal, eucalyptus, onion and lengua de vaca (rumex spp); H x W: 182.8 × 125.8 cm (5 ft. 11 15/16 in. × 49 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Suzanne Tick, Dorothy Waxman, and Maylene M. Syracuse and Michael Trenner in memory of Richard M. Syracuse; 2016-52-1

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