Ascent

A work made of sheep's wool and alpaca, plain and twill weave; pieced; folded; molded and tucked; embroidered with sheep's wool, alpaca, mohair, and nylon in buttonhole, satin, and stem stitches; couching; backed with wool, polyester, and cotton, plain weave.

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  • A work made of sheep's wool and alpaca, plain and twill weave; pieced; folded; molded and tucked; embroidered with sheep's wool, alpaca, mohair, and nylon in buttonhole, satin, and stem stitches; couching; backed with wool, polyester, and cotton, plain weave.

Date:

1980

Artist:

Nancy Hemenway Barton (American, 1920–2008)
United Sates, Maine, Mouse Island

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Artist

Nancy Hemenway Barton

Title

Ascent

Origin

Maine

Date

1980

Medium

Sheep's wool and alpaca, plain and twill weave; pieced; folded; molded and tucked; embroidered with sheep's wool, alpaca, mohair, and nylon in buttonhole, satin, and stem stitches; couching; backed with wool, polyester, and cotton, plain weave

Dimensions

Approx. 248.9 x 248.9 cm (98 x 98 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Textile Arts Foundation in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Morris Rosenberg

Reference Number

1987.7

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