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Point of Touch: Intention / Contention
Point of Touch: Intention / Contention
Maker:
Date:
1996
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Rayon; Paint; Painted Warp With Direct Dyes, Supplementary-weft Patterning
Dimensions:
129.5 x 152.4 cm (51 x 60 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1997.37
Acquisition Date:
1997-06-27
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Textile Arts Council Endowment Fund and Judith Content in memory of Margery Livingston Magnani

Exhibition History:

Contemporary Fiber and Art to Wear 1999
Loan:American Textile History Museum, Lowell, Mass
Generations/Transformations:American Fiber Art 2003

Magnifies a detail from a 17h century Dutch painting of Susanna and the Elders. Brought front and center in a mysterious picture plane, the draped cloth acts a symbol of display and presentation.