Photo credit: Michael Hnatov
Accession Number: C.2014.398.1
Dimensions: 11 ½ in X 14 in X 1 ½ in
Dimensions (Metric): 27.94 cm X 35.56 cm X 2.54 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Hila Paldi
World Trade Center/Twin Towers Under Attack
Framed fiber art piece created by Hila Paldi and titled World Trade Center/Twin Towers Under Attack. The piece depicts the Twin Towers after being struck by hijacked planes on September 11, 2001. The knitted piece, made with mixed-material yarn is in a metal frame with a black velvet mounting.
Hila Paldi was born in 1958 in Israel and has resided in London, Kyoto, Tokyo, and New York City. Her grandmother taught her how to knit as a child. Paldi knitted this fiber piece based on footage of the burning Twin Towers aired repeatedly on major television networks following the attacks.