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Hanging, Prayer Wall

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Sheila Hicks. It is dated 2012 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is linen, cotton and its technique is stitched. It is a part of the Textiles department.


This object was donated by Momentum Group. It is credited Gift of Momentum Group.

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  • bent sheet copper, cast steel, enameled metal.
  • Museum purchase from General Exhibition Funds.
  • 1983-16-1

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 182.9 x 116.8 x 15.2 cm (72 x 46 x 6 in.)

Cite this object as

Hanging, Prayer Wall; Designed by Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934); France; linen, cotton; H x W x D: 182.9 x 116.8 x 15.2 cm (72 x 46 x 6 in.); Gift of Momentum Group; 2013-48-1

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