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:

Late 1970s/1980s

Artist:

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

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Artist

Else Regensteiner

Title

The Nets are Empty

Origin

Chicago

Date

1975–1989

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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