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Hanging, Earth, late 1920s–early 1930s

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Lydia Bush-Brown and made by Lydia Bush-Brown. It is dated late 1920s–early 1930s and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silk and its technique is wax resist (batik) on plain weave with overtwisted yarns. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Gift of the Estate of Lydia Bush-Brown Head.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 170.2 × 86 cm (5 ft. 7 in. × 33 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signature: L.B.B.H.

Cite this object as

Hanging, Earth, late 1920s–early 1930s; Designed by Lydia Bush-Brown (American, 1887–1984); USA; silk; H x W x D: 170.2 × 86 cm (5 ft. 7 in. × 33 7/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Lydia Bush-Brown Head; 1985-2-2

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