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Object Timeline

1919

  • Work on this object began.

1926

  • Work on this object ended.

1970

1974

  • We acquired this object.

2020

  • You found it!

Hanging, Tree of Life, 1919–26

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown and made by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated 1919–26 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk and its technique is wax resist dyed (batik), warp-faced plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 217 x 143 cm (7 ft. 1 7/16 in. x 56 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Artist's monogram in lower right: LBB

Cite this object as

Hanging, Tree of Life, 1919–26; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); USA; silk; H x W: 217 x 143 cm (7 ft. 1 7/16 in. x 56 5/16 in.); Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown; 1974-23-7

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