Lot 422

2 Ruth Ward Textile and Mixed Media Portraits

Estimate: $175 - $300

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Ward, Ruth (American/Pittsburgh, Contemporary), Two textile and mixed media portraits, one signed at lower left. One depicting a woman in a feathered hat, the other depicting a woman in a head wrap. Ruth Ward is a textile artist living and working in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. One of Pittsburgh’s iconic master quilters, Ward has spent a lifetime perfecting her craft and has been making, exhibiting, and selling quilts and textile pieces in the region for decades. She is a member of Women of Visions, the longest-running collective of Black women visual artists in the United States. The group was Co-founded in 1981 by a diverse group of African American women in Pittsburgh. Woman in head wrap matted and in a mahogony tone frame 23.25 x 17 inches, woman in hat matted and in a silver tone frame 13 x 17 inches. Provenance: from the artist's studio.

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