Silk and wool, (ikat) dyed; plain weave with discontinuous wefts and plain weave self-patterned by main warp floats and supplementary brocading wefts; some knotted into netting and enclosing glass spheres; some crocheted into tassels with synthetic metallic sequins; some plied into fringes; main warp fringe; wood and metal rings; embroidery hoop
182.9 × 53.7 cm (72 × 21 1/8 in.)
Gift of Joan Binkley in memory of Claire Zeisler
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Weaving beyond the Bauhaus, Aug. 3, 2019-Feb. 17, 2020.
The artist (died Sept. 30, 1991); by descent to her daughter, Joan Fraerman Binkley, Lake Bluff, IL [Incoming permanent receipt RX19407, May 20, 1992; copy in curatorial object file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1992.
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