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Tawney, Lenore

Collection Creator:
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1978-circa 1983
circa 2004
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Toshiko Takaezu papers, circa 1925-circa 2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Toshiko Takaezu papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91f15ed06-b1f0-40c4-87f2-1f1aaf05697d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-takatosh-ref284
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Cloud Series

Artist:
Lenore Tawney, born Lorain, OH 1907-died New York City 2007  Search this
Medium:
white cardboard with blue thread
Type:
Sculpture
Crafts
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration
Object number:
1977.47.35
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bdd8bbb9-737d-4f56-804c-b1cecdd6273c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1977.47.35

Box of Falling Stars

Artist:
Lenore Tawney, born Lorain, OH 1907-died New York City 2007  Search this
Medium:
cotton canvas, linen thread, acrylic paint, and ink
Dimensions:
Approx. 108 × 68 × 70 in. (274.3 × 172.7 × 177.8 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Crafts
Date:
1984
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program
Copyright:
© 1984, Lenore G. Tawney
Object number:
1992.83
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78a907358-376c-40b6-9611-c02604b6cb17
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.83

In the Dark Forest

Artist:
Lenore Tawney, born Lorain, OH 1907-died New York City 2007  Search this
Medium:
woven linen, wool, and silk
Dimensions:
136 1/2 x 54 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (336.6 x 138.4 x 3.2 cm.)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Crafts
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape\forest  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James Renwick Alliance and museum purchase through the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program
Copyright:
© 1959, Lenore G. Tawney
Object number:
1992.90
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7549d3420-ada5-4e2b-9e19-3f1943dfea46
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.90

The Advocate's Library

Artist:
Lenore Tawney, born Lorain, OH 1907-died New York City 2007  Search this
Medium:
collage of paper, bones, and cork
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (26.1 x 21.0 x 3.2 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Crafts
Date:
1967
Topic:
Object\written matter  Search this
Skeleton  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of KPMG Peat Marwick
Copyright:
© 1967, Lenore G. Tawney
Object number:
1993.54.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75ec94d2b-ee38-4fa6-9bb1-0696ed9c15cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.54.19

In Silence

Artist:
Lenore Tawney, born Lorain, OH 1907-died New York City 2007  Search this
Medium:
collage of paper, ink, and shell
Dimensions:
7 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. (18.8 x 22.3 x 2.8 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Crafts
Date:
1968
Topic:
Abstract\geometric  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of KPMG Peat Marwick
Copyright:
© 1970, Lenore G. Tawney
Object number:
1993.54.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7da123153-79ca-4bca-b831-fcad560dd2e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.54.18

Windflower

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: silk, wool Technique: hand woven
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 68 x 29 cm (26 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Hanging
Object Name:
Hanging
Made in:
USA
Date:
1959–60
Accession Number:
1964-57-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4a28efc3c-4923-4295-a054-5a05f7ee6ac8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-57-1

Demonstration piece

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen, silk, wool Technique: handwoven
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 49 x 15.5 cm (19 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Demonstration piece
Made in:
USA
Date:
1960
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Gordon
Accession Number:
1964-24-68
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq43e99ec00-f5df-400b-aea6-d52fb3d3a698
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-24-68

Demonstration piece

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen, wool, silk Technique: handwoven
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 55.5 x 20.5 cm (21 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Demonstration piece
Made in:
USA
Date:
1960
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Gordon
Accession Number:
1964-24-67
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4afa5d631-7c39-49f1-9498-0b4c020e0bed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-24-67

Vitae

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen, wool, silk Technique: plain weave with discontinuous wefts, non-horizontal wefts (tapestry) Label: Linen, wool and silk tapestry with eccentric wefts
Dimensions:
H x W: 228 x 81.3 cm (89 3/4 x 32 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Hanging
Object Name:
Hanging
Made in:
USA
Date:
1959–60
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Gordon
Accession Number:
1964-24-65
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Lenore G. Tawney Foundation
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ce7afe59-038c-4b2e-941a-6c57ba6f7b52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-24-65

Bird Square No. 2

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen, feathers Technique: handwoven
Dimensions:
H x W: 18.5 x 12 cm (7 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Hanging
Object Name:
Hanging
Made in:
USA
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Gift of Lenore Tawney
Accession Number:
1964-65-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq438ea8e83-5616-4627-a901-a9b398cc294e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-65-1

Spring Thaw

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen, wool, goat hair Technique: plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry) Label: linen, wool and goat hair tapestry
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 127 x 114 cm (50 x 44 7/8 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Hanging
Object Name:
Hanging
Made in:
USA
Date:
1959–60
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Gordon
Accession Number:
1964-24-64
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4e26af39d-2925-447d-83e0-bba5fa2b1a56
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-24-64

Cross

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen Technique: hand woven, two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth)
Dimensions:
H x W: 51 x 36 cm (20 1/16 x 14 3/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Hanging
Object Name:
Hanging
Made in:
USA
Date:
1964
Accession Number:
1964-57-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq49eb6188b-61e4-4fbb-b461-43e8991222b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-57-2

Seed

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen, wild cotton, handspun wool Technique: handwoven gauze Technique: Woven in gauze technique referred to as LENO.
Dimensions:
H x W: 226.1 x 59.7 cm (89 x 23 1/2 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Hanging
Object Name:
Hanging
Made in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Lenore Tawney
Accession Number:
1964-66-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq479aa253e-8edd-4cc7-bd1a-ad47a557489b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-66-1

Number XXIV

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen Technique: hand-woven; braided, tapestry woven, gauze, wrapping
Dimensions:
H x W: 251.5 x 58.4 cm (8 ft. 3 in. x 23 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Hanging
Object Name:
Hanging
Made in:
USA
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Gift of Lenore Tawney
Accession Number:
1964-66-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41f2a4905-b230-4da6-821d-170c7313b370
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-66-2

Mourning Dove

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen, feathers Technique: plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry) Label: linen tapestry weave with feathers
Dimensions:
H x W: 137 x 42 cm (53 15/16 x 16 9/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Hanging
Object Name:
Hanging
Made in:
USA
Date:
1962
Credit Line:
Gift of Lenore Tawney
Accession Number:
1964-66-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq42b032e00-872d-46aa-8950-15ff87361aeb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-66-3
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Reflections

Designer:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Weaver:
Lenore Tawney, (American, 1907–2007)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: Warp: red = linen, orange and pink = cotton, orange and yellow = silk, Wefts: wool, viscose, silk, cotton Technique: plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry) Label: linen, cotton, silk, wool and viscose tapestry weave
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 147.3 × 75 cm (58 in. × 29 1/2 in.)
Mount: 88.9 cm (35 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Hanging
Object Name:
Hanging
Made in:
USA
Date:
1959–60
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Gordon
Accession Number:
1964-24-66
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq45c29137c-46ae-41dc-937f-f1e02a61b1b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1964-24-66

Tawney, Lenore

Container:
Box 3 of 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-068, Lisa Taylor Papers
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Lisa Taylor Papers
Lisa Taylor Papers / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-068-refidd1e6673

Tawney, Lenore

Collection Creator:
Kiesler, Lillian, 1910?-2001  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1982, undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Lillian and Frederick Kiesler papers, circa 1910s-2003, bulk 1958-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lillian and Frederick Kiesler papers
Lillian and Frederick Kiesler papers / Series 1: Lillian Kiesler papers / 1.2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91ad4e87b-3547-40d3-ac37-488648ee6b35
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kieslill-ref147

Tawney, Lenore

Collection Creator:
Munro, Eleanor, 1928-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980-1983
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Eleanor Munro papers, circa 1880-2011, bulk 1950-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Eleanor Munro papers
Eleanor Munro papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96751f97a-6ddf-459e-abe9-9aea521525eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-munrelea-ref30

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