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The Nets are Empty

A work made of wool macramé of double-flat knots terminating in long cut fringe over wool, cotton, silk, mohair, nylon, rayon and polyester bouclé, plain weave; some bast fiber (jute) and cellophane strip ground weft loop pile (bouclé) and supplementary elements of wood and plant materials; both layers worked over wood branch.

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  • A work made of wool macramé of double-flat knots terminating in long cut fringe over wool, cotton, silk, mohair, nylon, rayon and polyester bouclé, plain weave; some bast fiber (jute) and cellophane strip ground weft loop pile (bouclé) and supplementary elements of wood and plant materials; both layers worked over wood branch.

Date:

1976/1990

Artist:

Else Regensteiner (American, born Germany, 1906–2003)
United States, Illinois, Chicago

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Else Regensteiner

Title

The Nets are Empty

Origin

Chicago

Date

Made 1976–1990

Medium

Wool macramé of double-flat knots terminating in long cut fringe over wool, cotton, silk, mohair, nylon, rayon and polyester bouclé, plain weave; some bast fiber (jute) and cellophane strip ground weft loop pile (bouclé) and supplementary elements of wood and plant materials; both layers worked over wood branch

Dimensions

502.9 × 87 cm (198 × 34 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Helga Sinaiko

Reference Number

2004.977

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