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bodies and souls (fabric element)

Suchitra Mattai

Artwork Details

bodies and souls (fabric element)
Suchitra Mattai
fabric, metallic thread, and sequins on vintage frame
7 ft. 3 in. x 10 ft. 5 1/4 in. (220.98 x 318.14 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2022

On Display

Not currently on display


Physical Description:

Highly decorated gold frame, broken on the top edge and and fractured on the bottom edge. A large piece of gold and red fabric with a gold fringe is covered with numerous multi-covered shirts, tunics, or other similar garments sewn across the front, giving a quilted appearance. The fabric is attached to the frame along points on the top, top left corner, and right side which causes the fabric to drape toward the bottom. 

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