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Amour de L'Ama

Linen plain weave cover for large piece of folded paper with printed typography, silk thread, and photograph in form of a stamp labeled "Soft World." Photograph by Cristobal Zanartu, 1989; work signed by Sheila Hicks, Toshio Sekiji, and Kim Schufftan.


Gift to the MFA, June 22, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Sheila Hicks

French, 1990

  • Sheila Hicks, American (lives and works in Paris), born in 1934
Object Place

France and Japan


Overall (cover): 34.9 x 32.1 cm (13 3/4 x 12 5/8 in.); Overall (text panel): 121.9 x 66.7 cm (48 x 26 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, paper, silk thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Fiber arts