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Lydia’s Houses

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:00:31 +0000
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Object of the Day
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fiber
sample
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tapestry
Description:
Study sample for "Houses on a Street," USA, 1939, tapestry woven cotton (double interlocked with extended dovetailing for shading), Gift of Lydia Van Gelder, 1996-47-2.This textile study sample was woven by Lydia van Gelder in preparation for a larger wall hanging, “Houses on a Street” that she created for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco. Serving as a diminutive sample for the larger piece, it is tapestry woven – double interlocked with extended dovetailing for shading....
Topic:
Design
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