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untitled (brown sacks, scissors, linens)
  • Barbara Hawkins
    born: Columbia, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • untitled (brown sacks, scissors, linens), 2010
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 57.2 x 76.4 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 1/2 x 30 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 30 x 36 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0139

An image depicting a metal scissors, two paper bags/sacks placed on top of image and linens on bottom of image. The paper bags are at varies angles and in different shapes. The paper bags/sacks are the size of lunch sacks. The bags cast shadows to the right, indicating that the light direction is coming from the top left corner. The linens are not neatly folded but rather in piles showing varies folds and wrinkles. This piece would be considered a still life or study of objects.