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Box with Bone and Stone

A work made of box covered with manuscript pages (ink on paper); inside: rock on plexiglas cylinder; in lid: piece of bone.
© Lenore G. Tawney Foundation

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  • A work made of box covered with manuscript pages (ink on paper); inside: rock on plexiglas cylinder; in lid: piece of bone.

Date:

1970s

Artist:

Lenore Tawney (American, 1907–2007)
United States, New York, New York City

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Lenore Tawney

Title

Box with Bone and Stone

Place

New York City (Object made in)

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Made 1970–1979

Medium

Box covered with manuscript pages (ink on paper); inside: rock on plexiglas cylinder; in lid: piece of bone

Dimensions

8.8 × 13.3 × 9.8 cm (3 1/2 × 5 1/4 × 3 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Kuh

Reference Number

1994.300

Copyright

© Lenore G. Tawney Foundation

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