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Cut Paper, Hamsa (Hand)

This is a Cut paper. It was created by Tsirl Waletzky. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is brush and red gouache on laser-cut paper mounted on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tsirl Waletzky. It is credited Gift of Tsirl Waletzky.

  • Print, The Skillful Hand
  • offset lithograph on white paper.
  • Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A.....
  • 2016-54-324

Its dimensions are

14 1/16 x 11 1/16 in

It is inscribed

In white pencil, lower right: Tsirl Waletzky; lower left: A/P; lower center: Hamsa

Cite this object as

Cut Paper, Hamsa (Hand); Tsirl Waletzky (American, 1921–2011); USA; brush and red gouache on laser-cut paper mounted on white paper; 14 1/16 x 11 1/16 in; Gift of Tsirl Waletzky; 1994-123-6

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