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Patricia Matta christmas card to Joseph Cornell

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Creator:
Matta, Patricia
Cornell, Joseph
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
Spain
Date:
19--
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 christmas card : various media ; 14 x 09 cm.
Summary:
This holiday card consists of two postcards glued together.
The front features a photograph by Lucien Roisin of a flamenco dancer with the caption: Andalucia tipica, una bailarina, Carmen Vargas, une danseuse. The dancer's dress has been embellished with embroidery, presumably by Matta.
The back includes a brief handwritten note from Matta to Cornell (whom she addresses as "Jo Jo").
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Dancers
Embroidery
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11787
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