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Tapestry

"Red and Blue Abstraction"

American
1971–75
Robert Goodnough (American, 1917–2010)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 77 x 103 in. (195.6 x 261.6 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4394

Medium or Technique

Wool slit tapestry weave; cotton twill weave; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Off-white tapestry patterned with red, white, yellow, gray, and blue abstract shapes. “Goodnough” woven in gray in the lower right corner. Reverse has row of snaps attached to twill tape along the top, and “No 05 [black circular symbol]” woven at the center back, triangular tag in lower right corner reads: “no. 5/edition of 5/size 77” x 103”/title red and blue abstraction/Gloria F. Ross (printed)/Gloria F. Ross (signed)/and/Goodnough.”

Provenance

By 1990, in collection of Gloria F. Ross of New York City; December 18, 1990, purchased from Ross by Lawrence and Susan Marx of Aspen, CO; gift of the Marxes to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan and Larry Marx

Copyright

© Kathleen Goodnough.