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Photo: Eva Heyd

Lia Cook (United States, b. 1942)

Emergence
Date: 1979
Dimensions:
63 x 52 in. (160 x 132.1 cm)
Medium: Rayon, polyurethane foam, linen; handwoven
Credit Line: Museum of Arts and Design, New York; gift of Dr. Richard Gonzalez in memory of Lorraine Gonzalez, through the American Craft Council, 1981
Object number: 1981.24
Not on View
DescriptionThick, heavy woven piece in sky blue and tomato red. The threads are woven around pieces of foam to create small, snake-like raised ridges on the work. The woven pipes vary in size and color, giving the optical illusion of three-dimensional waves. Overall, the piece is abstract and geometric.
Terms
  • Weaving
  • Wall Hangings

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