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Textile, Rallo

This is a Textile. It was made by Sheila Hicks. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 2006. Its medium is wool and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (slit tapestry with wrapping, four selvedges). It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 24 x 13 cm (9 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Rallo; Made by Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934); Venezuela; wool; Warp x Weft: 24 x 13 cm (9 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 2006-13-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Looking Forward/ Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st-Century Design.

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