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1978

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1985

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Hanging, Carnegie's Dream

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Helena Hernmarck and woven by Helena Hernmarck. It is dated 1978 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is linen, wool, metallic and its technique is plain weave with continuous and discontinuous weft; some wrapping weft as in soumak technique. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Helena Hernmarck. It is credited Gift of Helena Hernmarck.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 161.5 x 61 cm (5 ft. 3 9/16 in. x 24 in.)

Cite this object as

Hanging, Carnegie's Dream; Designed by Helena Hernmarck (Swedish, active Sweden and United States, b. 1941); USA; linen, wool, metallic; Warp x Weft: 161.5 x 61 cm (5 ft. 3 9/16 in. x 24 in.); Gift of Helena Hernmarck; 1985-72-1

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