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Sheila Hicks (United States, b. 1934)

The Principal Wife
Date: c. 1965
Dimensions:
96 x 86 x 8 in. (243.8 x 218.4 x 20.3 cm)
Medium: Silk, linen, wool, synthetic fibers; spliced, grafted, wrapped
Credit Line: Museum of Arts and Design, New York; gift of the Dreyfus Corporation, through the American Craft Council, 1989
Object number: 1989.1.8a-g
Not on View
DescriptionEight free-form lengths of fiber which hang from loops at each end of the lengths. Each has tightly wrapped cords in orange, yellow, and deep red unspun linen, which is visible on approximately one-third of the cords.
Terms
  • Wall Hangings

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