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Animal Sounds

American
1989
D. R. Wagner (American, born in 1943)


Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (11.4 x 9.5 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1241

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidery on canvas ground

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts

Small needlework picture of a boy with hand puppets in front of a folding screen. Over which appears text in black “Now speech is forbidden. Now there are only animal sounds. Now we comprehend all that is said.”

Provenance

January 19, 1992, 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