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Patricia Matta christmas card to Joseph Cornell

Patricia Matta christmas card to Joseph Cornell

Item Information

Physical Details: 1 christmas card : various media ; 14 x 09 cm.

Description: This holiday card consists of two postcards glued together.

The front features a photograph by Lucien Roisin of a flamenco dancer with the caption: Andalucia tipica, una bailarina, Carmen Vargas, une danseuse. The dancer's dress has been embellished with embroidery, presumably by Matta.

The back includes a brief handwritten note from Matta to Cornell (whom she addresses as "Jo Jo").

Forms part of: Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972

Digital ID: 11787