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Tapestry: Mixed Media Rainbow

American
1975
Katherine Westphal (American, born in 1919)


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 plain weave, with wefts withdrawn, discontinuous weft patterning (tapestry), and hand painting

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts

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.