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Colonies No. 9

American
about 2003
Anne Wilson (American, born in 1949)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Length x width: 15.2 x 61 cm (6 x 24 in.) Height 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.) Case: 7 x 61 x 15.2 cm (2 3/4 x 24 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

2016.505

Medium or Technique

silk threads, metal pins

On View

Daphne and Peter Farago Gallery (Gallery 258)

Classifications

Fiber arts

26 groupings of black threads pinned to linen ground, like a specimen in a case, covered with clear plexiglass bonnet

Provenance

November 3, 2005, sold by the Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL to Camille Cook, Western Springs, IL; 2016, gift of Cook to the MFA. (Accession date: September 28, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Camille and Alex Cook