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Wall Hanging

Date:

Probably after 1915

Artist:

Designed by Jessie Marion King (Scottish, 1875-1949)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Jessie Marion King (Designer)

Title

Wall Hanging

Place

Scotland (Object Probably made in)

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Made 1915–1949

Medium

Silk

Inscriptions

“AT EARLY DAWN I TOOK MY WAY ME HEART WITH PEALS OF GLADNESS RANG. NOR COULD I LEAVE THE WOODS ALL DAY BECAUSE THE BIRDS SO SWEETLY SANG” ALL DAY SHE SANG I FEEL ALL DAY THE EARTH DILATE BENEATH MY FEET I HEAR IN FANCY FAR AWAY THE TIDAL HEART OF OCEAN BEAT”

Dimensions

86.4 × 268.6 cm (34 × 105 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Crab Tree Farm Foundation

Reference Number

2018.780a

Extended information about this artwork

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