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Humming Bird I

A work made of sisal and hemp, plain weave with discontinuous wefts and with supplementary pile wefts forming cut and uncut pile and additional warps knotted into weave; plied and wrapped.

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  • A work made of sisal and hemp, plain weave with discontinuous wefts and with supplementary pile wefts forming cut and uncut pile and additional warps knotted into weave; plied and wrapped.

Date:

1970/74

Artist:

Magdalena Abakanowicz (Polish, born 1930)
Poland

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Magdalena Abakanowicz (Designer)

Title

Humming Bird I

Place

Poland (Object made in)

Date

Made 1970–1974

Medium

Sisal and hemp, plain weave with discontinuous wefts and with supplementary pile wefts forming cut and uncut pile and additional warps knotted into weave; plied and wrapped

Dimensions

118.1 × 84.2 cm (46 1/2 × 33 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Z. Baruch in honor of Christa C. Mayer Thurman

Reference Number

1977.516

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