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1923

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1933

  • Work on this object ended.

1956

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Hanging, Sailors Take Warning

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Edith Huntington Snow and woven by Edith Huntington Snow. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is silk, chenille and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (interlocking, slit, eccentric tapestry). It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 37 x 53 cm (14 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Hanging, Sailors Take Warning; Designed by Edith Huntington Snow (American, 1876–1960); USA; silk, chenille; H x W: 37 x 53 cm (14 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.); 1956-84-1

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