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Textile, Imperial Coins

This is a Textile. It was company: F. Schumacher & Co.. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is silk and fortisan and its technique is screen printed on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Marion K. Morgan and from General Acquisitions Endowment, Sarah Cooper-Hewitt, and Eleanor G. Hewitt Funds.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 395 x 126.5 cm (12 ft. 11 1/2 in. x 49 13/16 in.) Repeat H x W: 75 x 40.5 cm (29 1/2 x 15 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Along left edge, ""IMPERIAL COINS " AN EXCLUSIVE SCREEN PRINT" and "(arrow) top". Along right edge,"SCHUMACHER'S SICILIAN GROUP BY Vera"

Cite this object as

Textile, Imperial Coins; Company: F. Schumacher & Co. (United States); USA; silk and fortisan; Warp x Weft: 395 x 126.5 cm (12 ft. 11 1/2 in. x 49 13/16 in.) Repeat H x W: 75 x 40.5 cm (29 1/2 x 15 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Marion K. Morgan and from General Acquisitions Endowment, Sarah Cooper-Hewitt, and Eleanor G. Hewitt Funds; 1991-90-9

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