Designer: Reiko Sudo (Japanese, born Ibaragi, 1953)
Manufacturer: Nuno Corporation
Medium: Stainless steel, cotton
Dimensions: 240 1/2 x 46 in. (610.9 x 116.8 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Nuno Corporation, 2001
Accession Number: 2001.348.1
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.