Installation view of 'Thread Lines' at The Drawing Center, 2014. Courtesy The Drawing Center
William J. O'Brien, Untitled, 2013, Felt on felt, Six parts each: 23 7/8 x 19 3/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York.
Lenore Tawney, Union of Water and Fire, 1974, Linen, 38 x 36 inches. Collection of Lenore G. Tawney Foundation.
Jessica Rankin, Termagant (La fille de Theia), 2014, Embroidery on organdy, 42 X 42 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
Elaine Reichek, Desire, Dread, Despair, 2012. Hand embroidery on linen. 26 1/4 x 26 3/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Zach Feuer, New York, and Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
Ellen Lesperance, December 12, 1983: Standing Beside the Communal Campfire, She Read Aloud From The Front Page News: “Women at War! 25,000 in Greenham Base Demo,” 2012, Gouache and graphite on tea stained paper, 26 x 34 3/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ambach and Rice, Los Angeles.
Alan Shields, Colors in Clay, 1988, Watercolor, stitching on handmade paper, 18 x 18 inches. Courtesy of the Estate and Van Doren Waxter.
Sheila Hicks, Punched Notations, 2012. Paper and synthetic yarn, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Andrea and José Olympio Pereira Collection.
Louise Bourgeois, Untitled, Fabric, 15 x 22 1/4 inches. Courtesy Cheim & New York © The Easton Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.