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Textile, Gargoyle

This is a Textile. It was company: Timorous Beasties and designed by Paul Simmons. It is dated 1990 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on supplementary warp pile (velvet) in plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

  • Border (Italy)
  • silk embroidery, linen foundation, glass beads.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1896-1-101
  • Dessert Fork (France)
  • silver.
  • Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program,....
  • 1996-56-20

Its dimensions are

H x W: 339 × 121 cm (11 ft. 1 7/16 in. × 47 5/8 in.) Repeat H: 67.5 cm (26 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Gargoyle; Company: Timorous Beasties (United Kingdom); Scotland; cotton; H x W: 339 × 121 cm (11 ft. 1 7/16 in. × 47 5/8 in.) Repeat H: 67.5 cm (26 9/16 in.); Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1991-121-1

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