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Design for a tapestry - Over All

Over All

  • Object:

    Design for a tapestry

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland (designed)

  • Date:

    1966/1967 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cohen, Harold, born 1928 - died 2016 (artist)
    Edinburgh Tapestry Company Ltd (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    oil painting on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from the Artist in 1968.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.396-1968

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Preliminary study for a tapestry design.

Place of Origin

Scotland (designed)

Date

1966/1967 (designed)

Artist/maker

Cohen, Harold, born 1928 - died 2016 (artist)
Edinburgh Tapestry Company Ltd (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

oil painting on canvas

Dimensions

Height: 32 cm, Width: 41 cm

Descriptive line

Harold Cohen. "Over All". Preliminary study for a design for a tapestry, c.1966/1967, made by Edinburgh Tapestry Co. Oil on canvas.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1968

Labels and date

The artist now gave the weavers a sample of the design he was hoping to use, with a regular grid-pattern of flat-coloured discs superimposed over two types of elaborately modulated ground - one of delicately graduated colour, the other involving irregular formal shapes. []

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Textiles; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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