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Linen, plain weave; underlaid with cotton, plain weave; embroidered with linen, silk, and cotton in padded satin, satin and stem stitches; laid work and couching
184.1 × 154.3 cm (72 1/2 × 60 3/4 in.)
Gift of The Textile Arts Foundation (Nancy Hemenway and Robert D. Barton)
Extended information about this artwork
Christa C. Mayer Thurman, Lisy Funk: A Retrospective, exh. cat. (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1988), 68-39, cat. 18 (ill.).
Robert D. Barton, Color & Form: International Innovations in Textiles, exh. cat. (Washington, DC: Fine Arts Program of the Federal Reserve Board with the Textiles Arts Foundation), cat. 7 (ill).
Fritz Billeter and Rosina Kuhn, Lissy Funk (Zurich: Scheidegger & Spiess, 1999), 26, no. 13 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Lissy Funk: A Retrospective, Dec. 7, 1988–Feb. 6, 1989; cat.; travelled to Krefeld, Germany, Mar. 12-June 4, 1989; Zurich, Switzerland, Helmhaus, July 16-Aug. 19, 1989.
Washington, DC, Federal Reserve Board Building, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in cooperation with the Textile Art Foundation, Color & Form: International Innovations in Textiles, Apr. 3-May 25, 1990, cat.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, The 20th-Century Textile Artist, Mar. 31–Aug. 1, 1999.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Contemporary Fiber Art, A Selection from the Permanent Collection, Nov. 3, 2010 -May 8, 2011.
Nancy Hemenway Barton and Robert D. Barton, Textile Arts Foundation, Boothbay Harbor, ME, by 1988 [Thurman 1988, cat. 18; incoming permanent receipt RX21321, Sept. 4, 1996; copy in curatorial object file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1996.
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