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Photo Credit: Eva Heyd

Marilyn Henrion (United States, b. 1932)

Byzantium II
Date: 1998
67 3/4 x 66 1/4 in. (172.1 x 168.3 cm)
Medium: Silk; machine-pieced, hand-quilted
Credit Line: Museum of Arts and Design, New York; gift of Rosemary and Milton Okun, 2000
Object number: 2000.75
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DescriptionThis quilt has bold, bright patches of purple, blue, orange, red, blue, green, yellow, brown, white and pink. The swatches are formed to indicate two-dimensional pattern with rectangular pieces and intersecting arches with curved pieces that suggest three-dimensional space with use of vanishing point perspective and shading.
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