Tapestry Hanging

Item

Title

Tapestry Hanging

Date

about 1960

Description

Black and white tapestry featuring a collection of abstract figures. In clockwise order beginning in the upper left, the tapestry features a rotund robed figure with a mask that has the jaws of a crocodile and two long horns; a masked figure with six horns or hair spikes and a pouch around their neck; another figure with a mask that consists of two concentric circles, the inner of which is filled with dots, and the outer of which has radiating lines; a standing bird that has a white breast and black wings; a flying bird that has striped wings, and a polka-dotted breast; two four-legged creatures with pointy ears that seem to be held on leashes by a small human; two small fish.

Source

Allentown Art Museum

Rights

NO KNOWN COPYRIGHT (NKC)

Item sets

A collection of abstract figures. In clockwise order beginning in the upper left, the tapestry features a rotund robed figure with a mask that has the jaws of a crocodile and two long horns; a masked figure with six horns or hair spikes and a pouch around their neck; another figure with a mask that consists of two concentric circles, the inner of which is filled with dots, and the outer of which has radiating lines; a standing bird that has a white breast and black wings; a flying bird that has striped wings, and a polka-dotted breast; two four-legged creatures that seem to be held on leashes by a small human; two small fish. AAM_023.jpg

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