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Pinion Sheer (Furnishing Fabric)

A work made of linen and cotton, combined twill weave with supplementary patterning warps in 7:1 satin and plain interlacings and bands of supplementary patterning wefts; patterning elements are unbound in non-patterned areas and are cut away after weaving.

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  • A work made of linen and cotton, combined twill weave with supplementary patterning warps in 7:1 satin and plain interlacings and bands of supplementary patterning wefts; patterning elements are unbound in non-patterned areas and are cut away after weaving.

Date:

1985

Artist:

Designed by Jack Lenor Larsen (American, born 1927)
Produced by Jack Lenor Larsen, Inc. (American, 1952–1997)
Switzerland

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Jack Lenor Larsen Inc. (Producer)

Title

Pinion Sheer (Furnishing Fabric)

Place

New York (Object made in)

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Made 1985

Medium

Linen and cotton, combined twill weave with supplementary patterning warps in 7:1 satin and plain interlacings and bands of supplementary patterning wefts; patterning elements are unbound in non-patterned areas and are cut away after weaving

Dimensions

253.4 × 156.3 cm (99 7/8 × 61 1/2 in.); Repeat: 39.4 × 10.4 cm (15 1/2 × 4 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen in honor of Christa C. Mayer Thurman's 25th Anniversary at the Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1992.1196

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