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Dawn's Grey Smile

Abstract dyed and embroidered picture in dark grays and blacks, with purple beads. Glazed and framed.


April 19, 2005, sold by the Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA to Mrs. Farago, Little Compton, RI; 2012, year-end gift of the Daphne Farago Collection to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection


©Karin Birch 1997

American, 1997


Height x width: 13 x 9 in. (33 x 22.9 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; dyed, painted and embroidered with cotton thread and glass beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Fiber arts