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Hanging, The Waves

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Theo Moorman. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is linen, straw, bamboo and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft (brocade) bound by a supplementary warp in plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Emily Howland Chauncey.

  • Textile, Kibiso Window
  • 100% silk (raw silk and kibiso).
  • Courtesy of NUNO Corporation, Tsuruoka Fabric Industry Cooperative, and....
  • 89.2015.5

Its dimensions are

H x W: 163.8 x 80.3 cm (5 ft. 4 1/2 in. x 31 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Hanging, The Waves; Designed by Theo Moorman ((English, 1907–1990)); England; linen, straw, bamboo; H x W: 163.8 x 80.3 cm (5 ft. 4 1/2 in. x 31 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Emily Howland Chauncey; 1969-158-1

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