Orion

A work made of linen, wool, and horsehair, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave with eccentric wefts and supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile; backing bands of jute, plain weave.

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  • A work made of linen, wool, and horsehair, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave with eccentric wefts and supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile; backing bands of jute, plain weave.

Date:

1981

Artist:

Ásgerdur Búadóttir (Icelandic, 1920-2014)
Iceland, Reykjavik

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Artist

Asgerdur Buadottir

Title

Orion

Origin

Iceland

Date

1981

Medium

Linen, wool, and horsehair, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave with eccentric wefts and supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile; backing bands of jute, plain weave

Dimensions

137.2 x 117.2 cm (54 x 46 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy and Robert D. Barton

Reference Number

1996.497

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