"Linen Lean-To" Tapestry Bas-Relief

Designer Sheila Hicks American

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Sheila Hicks conceived this work after a winter trip to Normandy, France. She successfully recreated the effect of snow piled high on the rooftops by overlapping layers of tassels made from bleached linen thread to produce a luxuriantly thick, soft-white relief.

"Linen Lean-To" Tapestry Bas-Relief, Sheila Hicks (American, born Hastings, Nebraska, 1934), Linen

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