Collection Artwork
Barbara Tyrrell (Durban, South Africa, 1912 – 2015, Fish Hoek, South Africa)
Zulu Gala Dress, Nongoma, Zululand
probably late 1960s
hand-colored reproduction
paper size: 15 x 10 1/4 in.
Gift of Alfred and Margaret "Peg" Hodgson Mathias, Class of 1928
South Africa, Africa
1978.55
Signed and inscribed in pencil, lower left: Barbara Tyrrell II/II
Inscribed in pencil, verso, lower right: Mathias 38

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Madeleine Welsch ’17
Inspired by the exhibition Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.