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wool, metal
237.5 × 398.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
woven into lower right corner: Blackman TMP (monogram)
woven into reverse of l.r. edge: 1565 - 2/6
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Conditional Gift of Mr Kenneth Myer, 1972
© Charles Blackman/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Tapestry woven in wool, depicting a garden scene with green and grey foliage on a black background and clusters of different flowers in pink, red, blue and lilac. Irregular shaped pale green lawn section extends from the centre right side, with a white cat in the lower right. The artist's name and the tapestry workshop's symbol are woven into the design in the lower right corner. There are sixty-seven small metal rings attached to the reverse of the upper edge for hanging.