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Photo: Eva Heyd

Anni Albers (United States, 1899–1994)

Tikal
Date: 1958
Dimensions:
30 x 23 in. (76.2 x 58.4 cm)
Framed: 35 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (90.2 x 74.9 cm)
Medium: Cotton; plain weave, leno weave
Credit Line: Museum of Arts and Design, New York; gift of the Johnson Wax Company, through the American Craft Council, 1979
Object number: 1979.3.5
Not on View
DescriptionLarge rectangular woven piece with squares in shades of green and tan. Threads of various colors and weights are woven loosely throughout the composition, giving the piece several textures and hues. The top and bottom edges are more uniformly woven in an olive green. The rest of the piece shows many rectangular sections of different thread combinations.
Terms
  • Weaving
  • Wall Hangings

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