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Hanging, Seed, 1961

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lenore Tawney and woven by Lenore Tawney. It is dated 1961 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is linen, wild cotton, handspun wool and its technique is woven in gauze technique referred to as leno. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Lenore Tawney. It is credited Gift of Lenore Tawney.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 226.1 x 59.7 cm (89 x 23 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Hanging, Seed, 1961; Designed by Lenore Tawney (American, 1907–2007); USA; linen, wild cotton, handspun wool; H x W: 226.1 x 59.7 cm (89 x 23 1/2 in.); Gift of Lenore Tawney; 1964-66-1

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