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1955

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1975

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

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Hanging, First Snow

This is a Hanging. It was designed by Trude Guermonprez. It is dated 1955–75 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is cotton warp, wool weft and its technique is plain weave with supplementary weft. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eric and Sylvia Elsesser. It is credited Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

  • Hanging (USA)
  • silk, synthetic metallic yarns.
  • Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.
  • 1993-121-25

Its dimensions are

H x W: 190.5 x 108 cm (75 x 42 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Hanging cardboard tag handwritten, "RUG/TAPESTRY 'FIRST SNOW' TRUDE GUERMONPREZ."

Cite this object as

Hanging, First Snow; Designed by Trude Guermonprez (American, b. Germany, 1910–1976); USA; cotton warp, wool weft; H x W: 190.5 x 108 cm (75 x 42 1/2 in.); Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives; 1993-121-1

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