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1974

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2005

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Textile, Moresque

This is a Textile. It was designed by Sheila Hicks. It is dated 1974 and we acquired it in 2006. Its medium is cotton, wool, silk and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (slit tapestry), reversible, all selvedges finished. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 23.5 x 14 cm (9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Moresque; Designed by Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934); Morocco; cotton, wool, silk; Warp x Weft: 23.5 x 14 cm (9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 2006-14-1

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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