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Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, Orange III

A work made of cotton, satin damask weave; woven on a loom with a drawloom attachment fabricated by the artist.
© Ethel Stein

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  • A work made of cotton, satin damask weave; woven on a loom with a drawloom attachment fabricated by the artist.

Date:

1995

Artist:

Ethel Stein (American, 1917-2018)
United States

About this artwork

Stein followed her mentor Josef Albers in experimenting with color grids. In this sophisticated example, one of a series of 12, the colors were created from the mixing of warps and wefts, two colors at a time from a total of five. The properties inherent in damask, in which the same colors (or combination of colors) appear different when warp-faced and weft-faced, allowed Stein to seemingly double the number of hues in her palette.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Ethel Stein

Title

Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, Orange III

Origin

New York

Date

Made 1995

Medium

cotton, satin damask weave; woven on a loom with a drawloom attachment fabricated by the artist

Dimensions

40.6 × 40.6 × 1.6 cm (16 × 16 × 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ethel Stein

Reference Number

2012.430

Copyright

© Ethel Stein

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