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Egg sack of spider
  • Andreas Feininger
    born: Paris, France ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Egg sack of spider, date unknown
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.6 x 16.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 6 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22.8 x 17.8 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 x 7 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Estate of Wysse Feininger
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0353

Magnified view of an egg sack suspended from threads of spider silk. The somewhat papery surface of the ovoid sack resembles parchment or leather.