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Hanging, Motley Birds

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Marianne Richter and woven by Marianne Richter. It is dated 1948 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is wool and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (slit tapestry). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Elizabeth Gordon. It is credited Gift of Elizabeth Gordon.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 210 x 136 cm (6 ft. 10 11/16 in. x 53 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Hanging, Motley Birds; Designed by Marianne Richter (Swedish, 1916 - 2010); Sweden; wool; H x W: 210 x 136 cm (6 ft. 10 11/16 in. x 53 9/16 in.); Gift of Elizabeth Gordon; 1964-24-44

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