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Fiber Construction Entitled "Floor Slinky"

A work made of metal coils ("slinkys"), padded with jute wrapped with cotton and rayon.

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  • A work made of metal coils ("slinkys"), padded with jute wrapped with cotton and rayon.

Date:

c. 1971

Artist:

Claire Zeisler (American, 1903–1991)
Chicago, United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Claire Zeisler

Title

Fiber Construction Entitled "Floor Slinky"

Place

Chicago (Object made in)

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Made 1961–1981

Medium

Metal coils ("slinkys"), padded with jute wrapped with cotton and rayon

Dimensions

Measured when slinky compressed varying from: 43.2 × 12.3 cm (17 × 4 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Joan Binkley in memory of Claire Zeisler

Reference Number

1992.489.1-15

Extended information about this artwork

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