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Untitled (Woman with Two Girls)

Accession Number
2012/1.251

Title
Untitled (Woman with Two Girls)

Artist(s)
Takis (Dimitris) Tloupas

Object Creation Date
1955

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
9 1/8 in x 11 1/2 in (23.18 cm x 29.21 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond

Physical Description
In this photograph, three young women of varying ages use drop spindles to spin wool in a mountainous setting. The eldest of the three is seated in the left foreground and appears to monitor her younger companion on the opposite side of the photograph. All three figures wear unadorned, patterned and/or plain dresses with their hair wrapped in cloth coverings. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
black and white print

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
cotton
folk costume
girls
hand spinning
mountains
women (female humans)
wool (hair material)

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All Rights Reserved

On display