Hanging, Alter Ego
This is a Hanging. It was designed by Trude Guermonprez. It is dated 1970 and we acquired it in 1993. Its technique is plain weave with metallic weft and long floats of a supplementary warp on the front. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Eric and Sylvia Elsesser.
It is credited
Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.
Its dimensions are
Warp x Weft: 62.2 x 55.9 cm (24 1/2 in. x 22 in.)
It is inscribed
Handwritten hanging cardboard tag, "'ALTER EGO' 1970 TRUDE GUERMONPREZ"
Cite this object as
Hanging, Alter Ego; Designed by Trude Guermonprez (American, b. Germany, 1910–1976); USA; Warp x Weft: 62.2 x 55.9 cm (24 1/2 in. x 22 in.); Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives; 1993-121-36