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    • Coiled Basket

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    • Coiled Basket
    • Salish. Tri-colored basket form- zig-zag pattern
    • cedar root, bear grass, cherry bark
    • Silk Road (detail)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Silk Road (detail)
    • Embroidery on silk of cultural destruction throughout the ages: (Left end) occupation of Yasuda Lecture hall, University of Tokyo, by Japanese students
    • Embroidery, silk
    • Silk Road

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Silk Road
    • Embroidery on silk of cultural destruction throughout the ages: Center, burning of books and burying of Confucian scholars by Shi Huang Di (221 BC); left of center, Nazi book burning in 1930s; right of center, Fluxus performance of breaking a...
    • Embroidery, silk
    • Silk Road (detail)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Silk Road (detail)
    • Embroidery on silk of cultural destruction throughout the ages: (Center) burning of books and burying of Confucian scholars by Shi Huang Di (221 BC)
    • Embroidery, silk
    • Silk Road (detail)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Silk Road (detail)
    • Embroidery on silk of cultural destruction throughout the ages: (Left of center) Nazi book burning in 1930s
    • Embroidery, silk
    • Silk Road (detail)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Silk Road (detail)
    • Embroidery on silk of cultural destruction throughout the ages: (Right of center) Fluxus performance of breaking a piano
    • Embroidery, silk
    • Signs

    • Calder, Alexander (1898-1976)
    • Signs
    • Aubusson tapestry
    • Tapestry
    • Green Ball

    • Calder, Alexander (1898-1976)
    • Green Ball
    • Aubusson Tapestry
    • Tapestry
    • Orion Noir

    • Vasarely, Victor (1908-1997);
    • Orion Noir
    • Abstract pattern made of circles, squares, triangles and diamonds
    • Tapestry
    • Tar Beach 2

    • Ringgold, Faith (1930- );
    • Tar Beach 2
    • Family sitting at table on roof top amidst a city skyline
    • Silkscreen on silk quilt
    • Keeper

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- );
    • Keeper
    • Large tear shaped basket
    • Pine; Steel wire;
    • Askew #11

    • Sisson, Karyl (1948- )
    • Askew #11
    • Basket
    • Twine; Miniature clothes pins; Wire
    • Vessel

    • Sisson, Karyl (1948- );
    • Vessel
    • Basket
    • Cotton zippers; Dye; Clothes pins;
    • Bound Cone

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- );
    • Bound Cone
    • Wooden cone carved from log, wrapped with rope
    • Oak; Rope
    • Polychrome II

    • Sauer, Jane,1937-
    • Polychrome II
    • Pillar made of knotted linen with long fushia pieces of linen spouting out from the top
    • Knotted waxed linen; Paint
    • Untitled 3-Weft Container

    • Jamart, Susan, 1942-
    • Untitled 3-Weft Container
    • Cylindrical container made with plaited, grosgrain ribbon, pink, orange, red, green, and turquoise
    • Grosgrain ribbon
    • Mojave Bloom

    • Kraynek, Fran; Prince, Neil,1943- ; 1940- ;
    • Mojave Bloom
    • Dyed and coiled pine needles formed into basket
    • Torrey pine needles; Linen
    • Untitled Basket

    • McQueen, John,1943-
    • Untitled Basket
    • Elm bark basket covered with ash splints
    • Elmbark; Ash splints
    • Opening

    • Elliott, Lillian; Hickman, Pat
    • Opening
    • Basket made by stretching cloth over over branches
    • Mixed media
    • Eel Hive

    • Lyman, Susan, 1949-
    • Eel Hive
    • Large hive type basket, profile view (handmade paper made from rag and cattail pulp)
    • Reed; Cane; Raffia; Handmade paper
    • Spiral Poplar and Pine

    • Barnes, Dorothy Gill, 1927-
    • Spiral Poplar and Pine
    • Basket with narrow base made from plaited and wrapped poplar and pine bark, wood splint, dark gray, golden brown
    • Poplar bark; Pine bark; Wood splint;
    • Contrasts

    • Giles, Mary, 1944-
    • Contrasts
    • Coiled, waxed linen, porcupine quills, and thread sprayed with polymer gloss medium, black natural
    • Waxed linen; Porcupine quills; Thread sprayed
    • Bridge Crossing

    • Shaw-Sutton, Carol, 1948- ;
    • Bridge Crossing
    • Curving arched willow branches
    • Willow; Linen
    • River Styx

    • Elliott, Lillian; Hickman, Pat
    • River Styx
    • Boat shaped basket with sticks
    • Mixed media
    • Detached Passage

    • Minkowitz, Norma, 1937-
    • Detached Passage
    • Basket made of woven fiber
    • Fiber; Acrylic; Colored pencil; Shellac
    • High Rise

    • Zeisler, Claire, 1903-1991
    • High Rise
    • Large wrapped cords hanging from ceiling, spilling onto floor
    • Hemp; Synthetic fiber; Thread
    • Ancient Tides/1932

    • Di Mare, Dominic, 1932-
    • Ancient Tides/1932
    • Pyramidal stick frame with hanging strings and silk pouches
    • Hawthorn; Gampi; Prismacolor; Silk; Bone
    • Preview

    • Zeisler, Claire, 1903-1991
    • Preview
    • Made by knotting and wrapping
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    • Trap

    • Minkowitz, Norma, 1937-
    • Trap
    • Crocheted, hand-colored, and shellacked linen
    • Linen
    • Tiger Lily Two

    • Iwata, Kiyomi, 1941-
    • Tiger Lily Two
    • 8" x 8"
    • Silk organza; Copper; Gold leaf; Copper wire
    • Eel Hive

    • Lyman, Susan, Lyman, Susan
    • Eel Hive
    • Large hive type basket, frontal view (handmade paper made from rag and cattail pulp)
    • Reed; Cane; Raffia; Handmade paper
    • Untitled

    • Pollak, Mark
    • Untitled
    • String of folded colored paper looped
    • Paper strips, fold braided
    • Palm Bloom Vessel

    • Kraynek, Fran; Prince, Neil, 1943- ; 1940- ;
    • Palm Bloom Vessel
    • Coiled palm blooms formed into basket
    • Palm fruiting blooms; Linen
    • Red Box

    • Iwata, Kiyomi, 1941-
    • Red Box
    • Stiffened organza sewn into square box
    • Silk organza; Monoprint dye
    • Tri-Color-Arch

    • Zeisler, Claire, 1903-1991
    • Tri-Color-Arch
    • Wrapped cords form cylindrical form rising from circle of cords on the floor, ornamented by cords with blue, red and green wrapping
    • Hemp; Synthetic fiber
    • Sea Grass Vessel

    • Kraynek, Fran; Prince, Neil, 1943- ; 1940- ;
    • Sea Grass Vessel
    • Coiled grass formed into basket
    • Sea grass; Linen
    • Bas Relief Wall

    • Hicks, Sheila, 1934-
    • Bas Relief Wall
    • View work being installed in the Galleria, New York, NY. Made from sewn, stuffed, and wrapped tubes and silk
    • Silk
    • Untitled

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- )
    • Untitled
    • Coiling; Basket made from coiled, waxed linen, and metal piece.
    • Linen; Metal
    • Arch

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- )
    • Arch
    • Coiling; Basket made from coiled, waxed linen
    • Linen
    • Basket

    • Rossbach, Ed, 1914-2002
    • Basket
    • Basket made by coiling newspaper
    • Newspaper with polyethlene; Film; Cotton string
    • Untitled (Inside view)

    • Jacobs, Ferne, Jacobs, 1942-
    • Untitled (Inside view)
    • Coiling; Knotting. Basket made from knotted and coiled waxed linen and various threads
    • Waxed linen; thread
    • Winter

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- )
    • Winter
    • Coiling; Basket made from coiled, twined and knotted linen.
    • Linen
    • Untitled

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- )
    • Untitled
    • Coiling; Basket made from coiled raffia and various threads
    • Raffia; Thread
    • Basket; Basket

    • Trentham, Gary (1939-)
    • Basket; Basket
    • Both baskets made by coiling
    • Brushed jute; Paper
    • Untitled (Side view)

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- );
    • Untitled (Side view)
    • Coiling. Knotting. Basket made from knotted and coiled waxed linen and various threads
    • Waxed linen; Thread
    • Figure and Pole

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- );
    • Figure and Pole
    • Coiling. Basket made from coiled waxed linen and colors
    • Linen
    • Untitled

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- );
    • Untitled
    • Coiling. Basket made from various coiled threads
    • Thread
    • Untitled

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- );
    • Untitled
    • Coiling. Basket made from knotted polished linen and various threads
    • Linen; Thread
    • Untitled

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    • Untitled
    • In a commune workshop two peasants weave baskets that will be used by restaurants to steam food
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    • Heart

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- );
    • Heart
    • Coiling. Basket made from coiled thread
    • Thread
    • Gift Basket

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    • Gift Basket
    • California; Pomo. Basket made of woven grass with trade beads
    • Grass
    • Basketry

    • Prijunan Family
    • Basketry
    • Maidu. Round bowl shaped basket with triangular accents. Bowl was fashioned by a member ot the Prijunan Family
    • Natural plant fiber
    • Miniature Baskets

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    • Miniature Baskets
    • Pomo. At the turn of the century some Pomo basket makers competed to see who could make the smallest basket.
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    • Old Mole

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- );
    • Old Mole
    • bird head shaped fiber form
    • Red cedar;
    • Greed's Trophy

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- );
    • Greed's Trophy
    • half of a balloon shape wire sculpture
    • Hickory, Ebony, Rattan, Steel Wire
    • Untitled

    • McQueen, John (1943- )
    • Untitled
    • stiched abstract forms
    • White Pine Bark, Ash
    • Lettuce Basket

    • Rossbach, Ed (1914- )
    • Lettuce Basket
    • Plaited basket of newspaper, rice paper, and lacquer
    • Rice Paper, newspaper, lacquer
    • Sequence

    • Minkowitz, Norma (1937- )
    • Sequence
    • Mixed media pod-like forms mounted on wall
    • Basketry; Mixed media;
    • Ephemera Bundle

    • Hicks, Sheila (1934- )
    • Ephemera Bundle
    • Silk threads matted together to form a vessel
    • Silk
    • Perruque

    • Hicks, Sheila (1934- )
    • Perruque
    • Flowing fiber vessel, resembles thick flowing hair
    • Wool;
    • Page One

    • Zeisler, Claire (1903-1991)
    • Page One
    • Cloth folded over with red thread at the corners
    • Chamois; Cotton thread;
    • Mourning Station #12

    • Di Mare, Dominic (1932- )
    • Mourning Station #12
    • Hawthorn, Horse Hair, Feathers, Bone, Lures, Gold, Silk, Linen , Silver, Stainless steel beads; Skinny house like structure with flowing fibers.
    • Mixed media;
    • Wall

    • Hicks, Sheila (1934- )
    • Wall
    • Solid wall of fiber strands
    • Natural lines wrapped in Silk, Wood and fiber
    • Lamemoire

    • Hicks, Sheila (1934- )
    • Lamemoire
    • Wrapping and interlacing- lines base, nylon, wool. Large scale laced basket type weave in fiber
    • Nylon; Wool
    • Minnie Mouse

    • Rossbach, Ed (1914- )
    • Minnie Mouse
    • Newspaper, vinyl tape, cotton string, imbrication. Wrapped vessel
    • Mixed media;
    • Carton Basket

    • Rossbach, Ed (1914-2002)
    • Carton Basket
    • Commercial packaging stapled together and sprayed with translucent lacquer
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    • Coil Series #4

    • Zeisler, Claire (1903-1991)
    • Coil Series #4
    • Loose coiled fibers hanging off of a wall together to create a form
    • Natural hemp, wool, polyester
    • Untitled (detail)

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- );
    • Untitled (detail)
    • Detail of Coiled thread tall cylindrical vessel like form
    • Thread
    • Tray

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    • Tray
    • Southwest Hopi Pueblo woven tray, figure in middle, abstract forms around the edges
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    • Opening

    • Elliott, Lillian (1930- ); Hickman, Pat (1941- )
    • Opening
    • Mixed natural media forming an open ended container of sorts
    • Mixed media;
    • Windows

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- );
    • Windows
    • Coiled thread frame forms stacked on atop another
    • Thread
    • Southwest

    • Elliott, Lillian (1930- ); Hickman, Pat (1941- )
    • Southwest
    • Mixed media basket
    • Mixed media;
    • Forms

    • Rossbach, Ed (1914-2002)
    • Forms
    • Ash splints, mulberry paper, and painted cylindrical forms
    • Ash splints
    • The Hand

    • Abakanowicz, Magdalena (1930- );
    • The Hand
    • Figures of hands in twine like material
    • Sisal Hemp
    • In Utero

    • Tawney, Lenore (1907- )
    • In Utero
    • Chair hanging and draped with see through fabric
    • Assemblage; Wood; Fiber
    • Lucky Winner

    • Lucas, Bonnie (1950- )
    • Lucky Winner
    • Yellow and pink fabrics, clothes, shoes glued onto fabric to make the shape of a face
    • Assemblage on Fabric; Found objects
    • 30 To 1 Bound Trees

    • Winsor, Jackie (1941- );
    • 30 To 1 Bound Trees
    • Hemp-bound trees installed at the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax
    • Wood and hemp;
    • Spoiled

    • Lucas, Bonnie (1950- )
    • Spoiled
    • Pink clothing and fabric sewn onto eachother to make a form of some type
    • Assemblage on Fabric; Found objects
    • Infantes (children)

    • Abakanowicz, Magdalena (1930- );
    • Infantes (children)
    • 33 figures just their legs standing in a half circle
    • Burlap and resin
    • The Session (16 Backs)

    • Abakanowicz, Magdalena (1930- );
    • The Session (16 Backs)
    • Backs shown from the front - hollow burlap eerie forms
    • Burlap and glue;
    • #2  Copper

    • Winsor, Jackie (1941- );
    • #2 Copper
    • Hair-like balls wrapped and binding copper pipes
    • Wood and copper
    • Germanica II

    • Jacobi, Ritzi (1941- ); Jacobi, Peter (1935- )
    • Germanica II
    • Coconut fiber, cotton, flax, goat hair, horse hair, paint and sisal; large hanging matt of fiber.
    • Mixed media;
    • Environment Variable II

    • Jacobi, Ritzi (1941- )
    • Environment Variable II
    • Large cylingers of fiber with cords connecting to a large board like a computer or a switch board
    • Heatherspun wool
    • White Exotica

    • Jacobi, Ritzi (1941- ); Jacobi, Peter (1935- )
    • White Exotica
    • cotton, goat hair and sisal
    • Mixed media;
    • Untitled Basket

    • McQueen, John (1943- );
    • Untitled Basket
    • Bundle of sticks and twigs forming a basket laid on its side, with side opening
    • Sticks; Ash; Marble; Wax
    • Four Corners

    • Winsor, Jackie (1941- );
    • Four Corners
    • Four hemp balls woven together
    • Wood; Hemp
    • The Rats

    • Ali, Rawhia (1943- )
    • The Rats
    • White blanket with black rats with red eyes
    • Wool
    • Carpet for a Nursery

    • Otte, Benita
    • Carpet for a Nursery
    • red, yellow and blue vibrant colors and dull pink and green woven together with triangle and diamond shapes
    • Cotton
    • Small Carpet

    • Otte, Benita
    • Small Carpet
    • Red, yellow and blue orderly shaped pattern
    • Wool
    • The Aquarium

    • Selim, Ali (1949-)
    • The Aquarium
    • Fish and other aquatic creatures encasing human figures.
    • Wool
    • Narcissus

    • Scheuer, Ruth
    • Narcissus
    • 3 sets of a male person looking at one's self, each one wearing a red shirt with a blue background and text across image
    • wool; cotton; silk; plexiglass
    • Dove

    • Tawney, Lenore (1907- );
    • Dove
    • Tapestry in "t" or cross shape with slits and fringe. Light behind tapestry shinning through the slits.
    • Linen
    • Brown Coat

    • Abakanowicz, Magdalena (1930- );
    • Brown Coat
    • Big brown sack-like structure with opening in front
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    • Gunta Stolzl

    • Stolzl, Gunta
    • Gunta Stolzl
    • multiple colors woven together in grid-like chunks and organic flowing chunks
    • Wool
    • The Graces

    • Rajch, Andrzel (1948)
    • The Graces
    • striped pattern with human figures benieth the fabric
    • Wool; Linen
    • 2 WT News

    • Jaskolka, Wojciech
    • 2 WT News
    • fibers that resemble a newspaper
    • Wool; Silk; Cotton; Linen;
    • Yellow Braid

    • Scholten, Herman (1969)
    • Yellow Braid
    • Yellow knot
    • tapestry; wool; hemp; plastic
    • Baroque Dress

    • Abakanowicz, Magdalena (1930- );
    • Baroque Dress
    • Big organic red shaped structure
    • Weaving
    • Symbols

    • Utszula Plewka- Schimdt
    • Symbols
    • two portraits
    • Wool; Linen
    • The Knot (2)

    • Scholten, Herman (1932)
    • The Knot (2)
    • double knot on tapestry red, black, white and yellow
    • tapestry; wool;
    • Rhythm of Land

    • Goldsmith, Shelly (1962- )
    • Rhythm of Land
    • Tapestry with three image panels, left with image of woman, middle image of tree, right image of blue figure with red background.
    • Tapestry; Cotton; Wool; Silk
    • Alina I

    • Jacobi, Ritzi and Peter
    • Alina I
    • Earth-like looking wall hanging
    • goat hair; cotton; sisal
    • Abakan 27

    • Abakanowicz, Magdalena (1930- );
    • Abakan 27
    • Two red/brown flaps with frindge and tiny appendages
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    • Romanica I

    • Jacobi, Ritzi and Peter
    • Romanica I
    • Big brown spotty structures (5 total)
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    • Romanica II

    • Jacobi, Ritzi and Peter (1941-1935)
    • Romanica II
    • One large hill-like structure
    • fibers; graphite; watercolor
    • Red Abakan

    • Abakanowicz, Magdalena (1930- );
    • Red Abakan
    • Big red structure with point apendage
    • Weaving
    • Free Standing Woven Form

    • Zeisler, Claire (1903-1991);
    • Free Standing Woven Form
    • Sculpture made with natural strands of fiber surrounding colorful strands.
    • hemp; wool
    • Guardian

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- );
    • Guardian
    • Detailed view of coiled thread basket
    • thread
    • Untitled

    • Jacobs, Ferne (1942- );
    • Untitled
    • Natural colored coiled basket with three part handle in blue, red and green.
    • waxed linen; cotton; metal
    • Tender Moments

    • Sauer, Jane (1937- )
    • Tender Moments
    • Two organic forms made out of coiled threads.
    • waxed linen threads; acrylic paint
    • Annie Mae Young

    • Unknown;
    • Annie Mae Young
    • Portrait of the quilter, Annie Mae Young, Photographed by William Arnett.
    • Color Photograph;
    • Housetop Varation

    • Williams, Irene (1920-)
    • Housetop Varation
    • Quilt; several colors and lines
    • Cotton (even weave, twill, dotted swiss)
    • Medallion

    • Pettway, Loretta (1942-)
    • Medallion
    • Quilt; black with white square outside of purple box with colored strips
    • Synthetic knit & cotton sacking material
    • Strips

    • Young, Annie Mae (1928- )
    • Strips
    • Quilt; large blue square surrounded with multi-colored strips.
    • Corduroy
    • Yo-Yo

    • Young, Annie Mae (1928-)
    • Yo-Yo
    • Quilt; multicolored squares of fabric in a grid pattern.
    • Cotton, polyester knit, corduroy clothing, dashiki
    • Birds in the Air

    • Pettway, Lucy T. (1921-)
    • Birds in the Air
    • Quilt; yellow, black, red, and blue triangles varying in size
    • Cotton & cotton/polyester blend
    • Extrusions

    • Hoffman, Virginia
    • Extrusions
    • White thread flowing down yellow sculpture
    • Mixed media
    • Schizo-Pullover

    • Trockel, Rosemarie (1952-)
    • Schizo-Pullover
    • Shirt with two holes for heads, intended to be worn by two people at the same time
    • Wool
    • Ritme D'agost

    • Grau-Garriga, Josep
    • Ritme D'agost
    • Red and blue woven form
    • Weaving, wool, and sisal
    • Schizo-Pullover

    • Trockel, Rosemarie (1952-)
    • Schizo-Pullover
    • Two photos of women wearing the same shirt with two holes for their heads
    • Wool
    • The String Private

    • Ulma, Alice (1946-) & Alexander (1948-)
    • The String Private
    • String installed to create rooms
    • Double warp, wool, cotton
    • Procelain

    • Anonymous
    • Procelain
    • Yatchs in seascapes mounted in gilt metal mounts
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    • Inchworm

    • Grossen, Francoise (1943-)
    • Inchworm
    • Large floor piece of macrame and cotton
    • Macrame and cotton
    • The Seasons: Fall

    • Dreher, Patricia
    • The Seasons: Fall
    • Figures behind and in front of trees
    • Unbleached cotton and linen with screen print
    • Transylvania II

    • Jacobi, Ritzi (1941-) & Peter (1935-)
    • Transylvania II
    • Fabric streached out and shredded against a wall
    • Flax, goat hair, and horsehair
    • Inchworm II

    • Grossen, Francoise (1943-)
    • Inchworm II
    • Rubber tubing being pulled by a boat
    • Rubber tubing
    • Carousel Form II

    • Gilliam, Sam (1933-)
    • Carousel Form II
    • Multi-coloured cloth hanging from the ceiling
    • Acrylic on canvas

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