Pinwheel variation

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
late 1940s
Cotton sacking material, nylon knit, cotton solids, backed with cotton sacking material
93 x 72 inches
Description: 

The precise and regular black-and-white pinwheels of this composition are disrupted by subtle changes in color—brown and gray are substituted here and there for black—and still more subtle shifts in pattern: look long enough, and you will see that in the second row from the top, second block from the left, one of the arms of the pinwheel is reversed.

The precise and regular black-and-white pinwheels of this composition are disrupted by subtle changes in color—brown and gray are substituted here and there for black—and still more subtle shifts in pattern: look long enough, and you will see that in the second row from the top, second block from the left, one of the arms of the pinwheel is reversed.