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Textile, Nines, 1995

This is a Textile. It was created by Richard Landis. It is dated 1995 and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is mercerized cotton double weave.

In this radiant composition, a grid of narrow bands forms an implied frame. Full tones and larger forms are clustered in the center, giving a feeling of brilliant openness and clarity, much like a stained glass window.

This object was donated by Richard Landis. It is credited Gift of Richard Landis.

  • Textile, Aswan
  • 49% viscose, 19% polyacrylic, 17% polyester, 15% linen.
  • Gift of Knoll Textiles.
  • 2015-30-2

Its dimensions are

H x W: 64.8 × 31.1 cm (25 1/2 × 12 1/4 in.) Frame H x W x D: 83.8 × 51.4 cm (33 × 20 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Nines, 1995; Richard Landis (American, b. 1931); mercerized cotton double weave; H x W: 64.8 × 31.1 cm (25 1/2 × 12 1/4 in.) Frame H x W x D: 83.8 × 51.4 cm (33 × 20 1/4 in.); Gift of Richard Landis; 2018-15-2

We have 1 video that features Textile, Nines, 1995.

Color Decoded: The Textiles of Richard Landis

American designer Richard Landis is a master colorist and weaver whose visual language is that of an abstract artist.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Color Decoded: The Textiles of Richard Landis.

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