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Michael James (United States, b. 1949)

Rhythm/Color: Bacchanal
Date: 1986
Dimensions:
72 3/4 x 71 3/4 in. (184.8 x 182.2 cm)
Medium: Cotton, silk, cotton batting; machine-pieced, machine-quilted
Credit Line: Museum of Arts and Design, New York; gift of Jack Lenor Larsen, 1996
Object number: 1996.27.2
Not on View
DescriptionThis boldly graphic and geometric quilt has bold patterns and colors, in varying shades of red, yellow, blue, and green. The central layout is divided into nine equal sections, each with a diamond checkerboard center and circular border. With its undulating colors and lines, the quilt has an optical illusion effect.
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  • Quilts
  • Wall Hangings

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