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Hanging, Camp in Connecticut

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated 1919–26 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain weave; resist-dyed using hand-applied wax (batik). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is credited Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown (Mrs. Francis Head).

  • Brooch, 2005
  • ferrotype (or "tintype"), silver, silver wire, rubies, markasite.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-106

Its dimensions are

H x W: 163.8 x 78.7 cm (5 ft. 4 1/2 in. x 31 in.)

It is signed

L B-B in lower right corner.

Cite this object as

Hanging, Camp in Connecticut; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); USA; silk; H x W: 163.8 x 78.7 cm (5 ft. 4 1/2 in. x 31 in.); Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown (Mrs. Francis Head); 1977-77-5

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