Aviva Stanoff (American, born 1972). <em>Chanel Collection/Orchid Geometric</em>, 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)

Chanel Collection/Orchid Geometric

Artist:Aviva Stanoff

Medium: Velvet and found gold painted tissues


Dimensions: 24 1/2 x 22 in. (62.2 x 55.9 cm)


Accession Number: 2011.19.1

Image: CUR.2011.19.1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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