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Photo: Ed Watkins, 2007

Lenore Tawney (United States, 1907–2007)

Shield II
Date: 1963
Dimensions:
24 x 18 x 1/2 in. (61 x 45.7 x 1.3 cm)
Medium: Natural linen, Chinese golden pheasant feathers, porcupine quills; woven
Credit Line: Gift of the Dreyfus Corporation, through the American Craft Council, 1989
Object number: 1989.1.13
Not on View
DescriptionThis natural linen fabrication is loosely woven with horizontal bands of the linen tied together. Black feathers emerge on one side and porcupine quills are on the other.
Terms
  • Weaving
  • Wall Hangings