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Royal Pheasants

A work made of cotton, plain weave; appliquéd with cotton and rayon, plain weaves; embroidered with cotton in chain, detached chain, flat, and stem stitches; couching; borders of wool felt and cotton, plain weaves; backed with wool, plain weave.

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; appliquéd with cotton and rayon, plain weaves; embroidered with cotton in chain, detached chain, flat, and stem stitches; couching; borders of wool felt and cotton, plain weaves; backed with wool, plain weave.

Date:

1980

Artist:

Fon
Abomey, Republic of Benin

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Fon

Title

Royal Pheasants

Place

Benin (Object made in)

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Made 1980

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; appliquéd with cotton and rayon, plain weaves; embroidered with cotton in chain, detached chain, flat, and stem stitches; couching; borders of wool felt and cotton, plain weaves; backed with wool, plain weave

Dimensions

121.2 × 147.8 cm (47 3/4 × 58 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy and Robert D. Barton

Reference Number

1996.500

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