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Shield

A work made of linen, warp-faced weft-ribbed plain weave; embellished with sparrow feathers; wooden rods; braided warp fringe embellished with whelk egg cases and warp fringe knotted to silk.
© Lenore G. Tawney Foundation

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  • A work made of linen, warp-faced weft-ribbed plain weave; embellished with sparrow feathers; wooden rods; braided warp fringe embellished with whelk egg cases and warp fringe knotted to silk.

Date:

c. 1967/85

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

Shield

Origin

New York City

Date

Made 1967–1985

Medium

Linen, warp-faced weft-ribbed plain weave; embellished with sparrow feathers; wooden rods; braided warp fringe embellished with whelk egg cases and warp fringe knotted to silk

Dimensions

78.7 × 25.4 cm (31 × 10 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Lenore Tawney

Reference Number

1997.355

Copyright

© Lenore G. Tawney Foundation

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