Created with Japanese paper and water-soluble inks, White executed most of her designs by adding moisture to the ink, folding the paper, and squeezing to distribute and blend the colors. The ancient technique of tie-dyeing gained popularity in the West in the 1960s and 1970s, when it was associated with the hippie movement.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Barbara White.
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Its dimensions are
45.7 x 61.0 cm (18 x 24 in. )
Cite this object as
Sidewall, Tie-Dye; Designed by Barbara White (American, n.d.); USA; hand-dyed and folded japanese paper; 45.7 x 61.0 cm (18 x 24 in. ); Gift of Barbara White; 2000-64-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Making Design.