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Fisherman's Knot (Hanging)

A work made of wool and linen, slit tapestry weave; open areas of spaced paired warps interworked by simple knots in weft; plain weave of discontinuous warps.

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  • A work made of wool and linen, slit tapestry weave; open areas of spaced paired warps interworked by simple knots in weft; plain weave of discontinuous warps.

Date:

1968

Artist:

Cynthia Schira (American, born 1934)
Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, Unted States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Cynthia Schira

Title

Fisherman's Knot (Hanging)

Place

Chicago (Object made in)

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Made 1968

Medium

Wool and linen, slit tapestry weave; open areas of spaced paired warps interworked by simple knots in weft; plain weave of discontinuous warps

Dimensions

76.2 × 50.8 cm (30 × 20 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. John V. Farwell III, Textile Study Room Fund

Reference Number

1969.98

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