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.

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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

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Artist

Lenore Tawney

Title

Shield

Origin

New York City

Date

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 x 25.4 cm (31 x 10 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Lenore Tawney

Reference Number

1997.355

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