Item - Garden of knowledge

ID UNSW T 1978/0011 (082085)
Artist John COBURN (1925 - 2006)
Title Garden of knowledge
Alternate Titles
Category Textile
Medium tapestry
Materials wool
Edition Number 1/3
Measurements (cms)  
  Height 180.00
  Width 368.00
  Depth 0.00
  Location lower right
  Signed woven in red wool: Coburn
  When 1978
  Where France, Aubusson, Atelier Pinton
Style Abstract
Subject Symbolism
Credit Line Commissioned with funds from the Monomeeth Association, 1978
Description/Remarks    Image divided into four quadrants overlaid with various symbols representing the Sciences and the Humanities such as: the Sun, plant forms, Tree of Knowledge, an open book, the Golden Mean, a colour wheel, flames of learning and inspiration.
Exhibition History

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