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Image of Fenêtre III

Sheila Hicks , b. July 24, 1934

Fenêtre III

2009
10 3/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (27.31 cm x 24.77 cm)

Medium and Support: Cotton, bamboo, linen, and silk
Credit Line: Purchased as the gift of Mark Rudkin (PA 1947)
Accession Number: 2011.20

Commentary

Renowned for her miniature weavings, Sheila Hicks’s Fenêtre series boasts the sophisticated interplay of jewel-like tones and elegant minimal form. In their composition and titles—“fenêtre” is the French word for “window”—the intimately scaled textiles suggest both openness and enclosure.

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