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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

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Artist

Magdalena Abakanowicz (Designer)

Title

Humming Bird I

Origin

Poland

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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