Tapestry: Mixed Media Rainbow
Katherine Westphal (American, born in 1919)
Height x width: 11 x 9 in. (27.9 x 22.9 cm)
Medium or Technique
Wool and linen (?) plain weave, with wefts withdrawn, discontinuous weft patterning (tapestry), and hand painting
Not On View
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.
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)
The Daphne Farago Collection
Reproduced with permission.