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Water Birds Hanging

A work made of cotton, wool, silk, wild silk, cotton (mercerized), cellulose acetate, rayon, and linen, plain weave with discontinuous wefts; cut and knotted warp fringe.
© Lenore G. Tawney Foundation

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  • A work made of cotton, wool, silk, wild silk, cotton (mercerized), cellulose acetate, rayon, and linen, plain weave with discontinuous wefts; cut and knotted warp fringe.

Date:

1956

Artist:

Lenore Tawney
American, 1907–2007
United States, New York, New York

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Artist

Lenore Tawney

Title

Water Birds Hanging

Origin

New York City

Date

Made 1956

Medium

Cotton, wool, silk, wild silk, cotton (mercerized), cellulose acetate, rayon, and linen, plain weave with discontinuous wefts; cut and knotted warp fringe

Dimensions

208 × 135.3 cm (81 7/8 × 53 1/4 in)

Credit Line

Gift of Toshiko Takaezu

Reference Number

2008.648

Copyright

© Lenore G. Tawney Foundation

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