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1926

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1977

  • We acquired this object.

2020

  • You found it!

Hanging, Temple of the Mayan Indians, 1926–59

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated 1926–59 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 department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 75.6 x 121.9 cm (29 3/4 x 48 in.)

It is signed

In lower right corner: LB-BH

Cite this object as

Hanging, Temple of the Mayan Indians, 1926–59; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); USA; silk; H x W: 75.6 x 121.9 cm (29 3/4 x 48 in.); Gift of Lydia Bush-Brown (Mrs. Francis Head); 1977-77-6

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