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"Alpha" Study


Helena Hernmarck



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Wool, cotton
Size: 25 13/16 x 12 7/8 in. (65.56 x 32.7 cm)20 13/16 x 10 5/16 in. (52.86 x 26.19 cm) (object part, weaving only)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: woven piece sewn to dark rust colored fabric bag (or pillowcase?); horizontal rows of weaving in purple, orange, lavender, brown, black and rust with narrow cream borders at top and bottom; geometric designs; some designs with circles and diagonals
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Helena M. Hernmarck
Accession Number: 2008.57.16
Rights: ©Helena Hernmarck
Artist: Helena Hernmarck, Swedish, active United States, born 1941
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: Swedish, active United States, born 1941
Added to Site: March 1, 2009