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Weft Wandering Astray

A work made of linen and silk, bands of plain weave open work with discontinuous wefts and supplementary brocading weft, warp-float faced twill weave, and plain weave self-patterned with main warp floats; main warp fringe.

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  • A work made of linen and silk, bands of plain weave open work with discontinuous wefts and supplementary brocading weft, warp-float faced twill weave, and plain weave self-patterned with main warp floats; main warp fringe.

Date:

1985

Artist:

Sheila Hicks (American, born 1934)
France, Paris

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Sheila Hicks

Title

Weft Wandering Astray

Places

Paris (Object made in), United States (Artist's nationality), France (Object made in)

Date

Made 1985

Medium

Linen and silk, bands of plain weave open work with discontinuous wefts and supplementary brocading weft, warp-float faced twill weave, and plain weave self-patterned with main warp floats; main warp fringe

Dimensions

230.1 × 44.5 cm (90 5/8 × 17 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ray E. Hicks in memory of Frances B. Hicks

Reference Number

1993.338

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