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1915

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1935

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Hanging (USA), ca. 1925

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is silk and its technique is wax resist dyeing (batik) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Gift of Frances W. Bush-Brown.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 160 x 99 cm (5 ft. 3 in. x 39 in.)

Cite this object as

Hanging (USA), ca. 1925; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); silk; Warp x Weft: 160 x 99 cm (5 ft. 3 in. x 39 in.); Gift of Frances W. Bush-Brown; 1997-84-1

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