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Mysterium

A work made of wool, cotton, linen, rayon, nylon, acrylic, silk, and hemp, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave with eccentric wefts and laced, overcast and wrapped outlining wefts.

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  • A work made of wool, cotton, linen, rayon, nylon, acrylic, silk, and hemp, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave with eccentric wefts and laced, overcast and wrapped outlining wefts.

Date:

1987

Artist:

Urszula Plewka-Schmidt (Polish, 1939-2008)
Poland, Poznan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Urszula Plewka-Schmidt

Title

Mysterium

Place

Poznan (Object made in)

Date

Made 1987

Medium

Wool, cotton, linen, rayon, nylon, acrylic, silk, and hemp, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave with eccentric wefts and laced, overcast and wrapped outlining wefts

Inscriptions

Inscriptions (in center): early Church Slavonic characters listing the names of the figures in the lower-left scene: The Virgin, Mary Magdalene, Joseph of Arithmathea, Nicodemus, John, Christ and "Holy Woman"

Dimensions

144.2 × 167.2 cm (56 5/8 × 65 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Textile Society

Reference Number

1987.321

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