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Tapestry: Mixed Media Rainbow

Abstract weaving with polychrome yarns (in rainbow shapes) on natural ground. The result of talking about coptic textiles; pulled out the weft, left the warp.

Provenance

August 12, 1995, sold by the Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA 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

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, 1975

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 9 in. (27.9 x 22.9 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1242

Medium or Technique

Wool and linen (?) plain weave, with wefts withdrawn, discontinuous weft patterning (tapestry), and hand painting

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts