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Net Menders

20th century
155 x 192 mm (6.1 x 7.6 in.)

Clare Leighton, American, (1898–1989)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving on lightweight laid paper
Edition: Number 153 from edition of 200, published by the Woodcut Socity, Kansas City, 1933; accompanied by a portoflio with publication information.
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right margin: “Clare Leighton 1933”; inscribed in pencil, lower left margin: “153/200”; inscribed in pencil, lower center margin: “Net Menders”
Credit Line: Gift of Ann Hosford Brubaker (MAT Wesleyan 1968), 2016
Accession Number: 2016.14.2

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  • fishing
  • mending - Use generally for the process of making relatively minor repairs to an object, as by darning, patching, or joining pieces back together, without replacing large portions of the object. In the context of book and paper conservation, use specifically for repairs that do not involve the replacement of any of the original material. [December 1996 descriptor added.]
  • nets (objects) - Use for the objects consisting of meshed arrangements of threads, cords, or ropes that have been twisted, knotted, or woven together at regular intervals. For the open weave textile made of twine or strong thread or yarn, usually of silk, cotton, nylon, or rayon, with fine to coarse meshes of fixed dimension, used to make various items from veils and trimming on clothing to tennis nets and fish nets, use "net (textile)." [February 1994 related terms added; scope note changed; descriptor changed, was "nets"; alternate term changed, was "net". December 1992 descriptor added.]
  • wood engraving (process) - A relief process in which the design is cut into and printed from the grain end of a wood block; distinct from "woodcut (process)," which is a relief process using the plank side of a wood block. [August 1996 related term added; alternate term added. March 1995 descriptor changed, was "wood engraving". January 1993 related term added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]

  • image Dimensions: 155 x 192 mm (6.1 x 7.6 in.)

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