"Burner Dye" (fabric no. 9-361)

Designer: Reiko Sudo (Japanese, born Ibaragi, 1953)

Manufacturer: Nuno Corporation

Date: 2000

Medium: Stainless steel, cotton

Dimensions: 240 1/2 x 46 in. (610.9 x 116.8 cm)

Classification: Textiles-Woven

Credit Line: Gift of Nuno Corporation, 2001

Accession Number: 2001.348.1

Description

Reiko Sudo is inspired by how stainless-steel pots and pans burn to a beautiful opalescence over a burner flame. This loosely woven stainless-steel broadcloth was held over an open flame, and the gas jets marked stripes across the surface creating the pattern.

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