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Shield

A work made of linen, warp-faced weft-ribbed plain weave with discontinuous wefts; knotted and wrapped warp fringe; embellished with cardinal feathers; wooden rods.
© Lenore G. Tawney Foundation

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  • A work made of linen, warp-faced weft-ribbed plain weave with discontinuous wefts; knotted and wrapped warp fringe; embellished with cardinal feathers; wooden rods.

Date:

c. 1967/89

Artist:

Lenore Tawney (American, 1907–2007)
New York, United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Lenore Tawney

Title

Shield

Place

New York City (Object made in)

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Made 1957–1989

Medium

Linen, warp-faced weft-ribbed plain weave with discontinuous wefts; knotted and wrapped warp fringe; embellished with cardinal feathers; wooden rods

Dimensions

40.8 × 17.4 cm (16 1/8 × 6 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Lenore Tawney

Reference Number

1997.356

Copyright

© Lenore G. Tawney Foundation

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