Mask with Horse Hair (Hanging)

A work made of linen, warp-faced weft-ribbed plain weave; embellished with knotted grass fringe, stone and shell beads, and metal foil rectangles secured by knotted lengths of linen threads; suspended from knotted main warp; bottom edged with main warp cut fringe knotted with horsehair.

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  • A work made of linen, warp-faced weft-ribbed plain weave; embellished with knotted grass fringe, stone and shell beads, and metal foil rectangles secured by knotted lengths of linen threads; suspended from knotted main warp; bottom edged with main warp cut fringe knotted with horsehair.

Date:

c. 1967

Artist:

Lenore Tawney (American, 1907–2007)
United States, New York, New York City

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Artist

Lenore Tawney

Title

Mask with Horse Hair (Hanging)

Origin

New York City

Date

1957–1977

Medium

Linen, warp-faced weft-ribbed plain weave; embellished with knotted grass fringe, stone and shell beads, and metal foil rectangles secured by knotted lengths of linen threads; suspended from knotted main warp; bottom edged with main warp cut fringe knotted with horsehair

Dimensions

89.7 x 33.3 cm (35 1/4 x 13 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Tiffany Blake

Reference Number

1969.108

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