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.

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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
United States, New York, New York City

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Artist

Lenore Tawney

Title

Shield

Origin

New York City

Date

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 x 17.4 cm (16 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Lenore Tawney

Reference Number

1997.356

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