Palm Tree

Designer Sheila Hicks American
Manufacturer Atelier Philippe Hecquet Aubusson French

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This tapestry is a prototype for a larger hanging made for King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Hicks made the preparatory work, or cartoon, in her studio in Paris. The tapestry was then hand-woven by the artist with the help of three assistants in the Atelier Philippe Hecquet in Aubusson, France, following the traditional weaving methods established at the Aubusson workshops in the early sixteenth century.

Palm Tree, Sheila Hicks (American, born Hastings, Nebraska, 1934), Wool, cotton, rayon, silk, linen

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