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Learning to Weave in Taxco, Mexico

A work made of cotton, plain weave with discontinuous wefts, ground weft interior fringe, exposed and wrapped warps; extended ground weft fringe.

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave with discontinuous wefts, ground weft interior fringe, exposed and wrapped warps; extended ground weft fringe.

Date:

c. 1960

Artist:

Sheila Hicks (American, born 1934)
Mexico, Taxco

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Sheila Hicks

Title

Learning to Weave in Taxco, Mexico

Places

Mexico (Object made in), Taxco (Object made in), United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1950-1970

Medium

Cotton, plain weave with discontinuous wefts, ground weft interior fringe, exposed and wrapped warps; extended ground weft fringe

Dimensions

155.9 × 105.4 cm (61 3/8 × 41 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martha Bennett King in memory of her brother, Dr. Wendell Clark Bennett

Reference Number

1964.179

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