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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:00:52 +0000
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Object of the Day
abstract
building
landscape
desert
skyline
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<img width="640" height="822" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/CHSDM-32FA40581A122-000001-700x899.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Hanging, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 1958, designed and woven by Maria Kipp (American, b. Germany, 1900–1988), hand woven viscose rayon, wool and cotton plain weave, 1959-67-5." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" />This wall hanging, designed and woven by Maria Kipp, brings to mind an abstracted Los Angeles landscape. Hazy with mauve and pink smog, the horizon glitters with gold metallic strips of weft, reminiscent of the sun peeking from between the clouds. Its soft palette, hints of structural dimensionality and use of abstracted forms are typical...
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