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Shells

A work made of linen and silk, knit in shell knitting, ladder, fancy crossed throw, and knit into stitch below stitches.

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  • A work made of linen and silk, knit in shell knitting, ladder, fancy crossed throw, and knit into stitch below stitches.

Date:

1967

Artist:

Mary Walker Phillips (American, 1923-2007)
United States, New York, New York City

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Mary Walker Phillips

Title

Shells

Place

New York City (Object made in)

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Made 1967

Medium

Linen and silk, knit in shell knitting, ladder, fancy crossed throw, and knit into stitch below stitches

Dimensions

218.3 × 106.1 cm (86 × 41 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Edward K. Aldworth in honor of Christa C. Mayer Thurman

Reference Number

1984.87

Extended information about this artwork

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