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Studies of a Reclining Figure

Square of thin silk, loosely and irregularly woven. Design: center, orange dots closely covering dark brown ground, surrounded by narrow band of conventional white figures and wider band of dark brown with white "palms" alternating with orange plant forms. Outer border with dark brown vine on a...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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Medium or Technique

Silk; pencil/paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts