Wool and jute, macramé and wrapping with inserted fringes
129.5 × 152.4 × 152.4 cm (51 × 60 × 60 in.)
Gift of David Lawrence Fagen, Richard Rees Fagen, and Edward A. Fagen in memory of Mildred and Abel Fagen
Extended information about this artwork
Whitney Halstead, “Claire Ziesler and the Sculpted Knot,” Craft Horizons vol. XXVIII, no. 5 (Sep./Oct. 1968): cover (detail), 15 (ill.).
Dona Z. Meilach, Macramé, Creative Design in Knotting (New York: Crown Publishers, 1971), 122–23, 129, 148 (ill.).
Rich Mathews, “A Review: Claire Zeisler,” Fiberarts: The Magazine of Textiles 4, 1 (Jan./Feb. 1977): 12–13.
Christa C. Mayer Thurman, ed., Claire Zeisler–A Retrospective, exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1979), 42–43, cat. 13 (ill.).
Chicago, Richard Feigen Gallery, Claire Zeisler’s Forms from Fiber, Sept. 18–Oct. 19, 1968; traveled to Richard Feigen Gallery, NY, Mar. 2–21, 1969.
Art Institute of Chicago, Claire Zeisler-A Retrospective, February 10–May 20, 1979, cat. 13.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Contemporary Fiber Art: A Selection from the Permanent Collection, Nov. 3, 2010–May 8, 2011, no cat.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Weaving Beyond the Bauhaus, Aug. 3, 2019–Feb. 17, 2020.
Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago, 1968 [Claire Zeisler’s Forms from Fiber 1968]; sold to Mildred and Abel Fagen, Lake Forest, IL, 1968 [documentation in curatorial object file]; by descent to their sons David Fagen, Palo Alto, CA, Richard Rees Fagen, and Edward A. Fagen, from Oct. 10, 1982 [incoming receipt, June 11, 1985; copy in curatorial object file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1985.
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