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Colonies No. 9

about 2003
Anne Wilson (American, born in 1949)

Object Place: United States


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


Medium or Technique

silk threads, metal pins

On View

Daphne and Peter Farago Gallery (Gallery 258)


Fiber arts

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


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