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Sample (USA)

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is cotton, metallic yarns and its technique is twill woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W (sample): 17.1 x 19.4 cm (6 3/4 x 7 5/8 in.) H x W (card): 34.9 x 27.9 cm (13 3/4 x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, below sample, left: #2086; right: DOROTHY LIEBES

Cite this object as

Sample (USA); Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton, metallic yarns; H x W (sample): 17.1 x 19.4 cm (6 3/4 x 7 5/8 in.) H x W (card): 34.9 x 27.9 cm (13 3/4 x 11 in.); 1948-26-6

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