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Dark Kiva


Mary Giles



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Dark Kiva, Mary Giles
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Medium: Textiles | Waxed linen, iron
Size: 6 3/4 x 14 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. (17.15 x 36.2 x 36.2 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Date on iron drop sewn to inner bottom edge, in black: [M. Giles '94]
Physical Description: grey bowl form made of rings of looped fibers; darker grey interior and bottom; dark iron wire standing male figures around inner rim; exterior decorated with drip-shaped iron drops hooked between woven fibers
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Elissa and Paul Cahn
Accession Number: 2009.59
Rights: © Mary Giles
Artist: Mary Giles, American, born 1944
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, born 1944
Added to Site: December 12, 2009