Chanel Collection/Orchid Geometric
Velvet and found gold painted tissues
At lower front edge, applied white square label: '500'
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Gift of the artist in honor of Valentin and Renata Shafor
© Aviva Stanoff
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Aviva Stanoff (American, born 1972). Chanel Collection/Orchid Geometric, 2003. Velvet and found gold painted tissues, 24 1/2 x 22 in. (62.2 x 55.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the artist in honor of Valentin and Renata Shafor
, 2011.19.1. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2011.19.1.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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Dark brown/black velvet ground with heat applied gold painted tissue. Design of wavy vertical and horizontal lines forming a grid into and around which are heat applied gold painted tissues shaped as flowers, leaves, butterflies and dragonflies. The artist impregnates natural materials with pigment and through the application of heat transfers the color and image onto fabric. This creates an original textile.
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