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Hanging, Mesa

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Diane Itter. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is linen and its technique is knotting technique sometimes called 'cavandoli' in which yarns are either hidden or covered in a complementary manner. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation. It is credited This acquisition was made possible through the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Poster, Tanzstudio Wulff
  • letterpress on white wove paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 2004-1-1
  • Poster, Specimen
  • offset lithograph on paper.
  • Gift of Fanette Mellier.
  • 2013-18-1

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40.6 x 22.9 cm (16 x 9 in.)

Cite this object as

Hanging, Mesa; Designed by Diane Itter ((American, 1946–1989)); USA; linen; H x W: 40.6 x 22.9 cm (16 x 9 in.); This acquisition was made possible through the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation; 1985-23-1

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