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What is this?

Fragment of printed dress silk with an abstracted design of skyscrapers with diagonal shafts of light playing off the facades. In black and white, with reversals of positive and negative space.

This is a textile from United States. It is dated 1925 and we acquired it in 1937. Gift of Marian Hague. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk technique: printed by engraved roller on plain weave with over-spun weft label: silk printed by engraved roller

Its dimensions are

H x W: 72.4 x 52 cm (28 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

This object was manufactured by Stehli Silk Corporation and designed by Clayton Knight

This object was donated by Marian Hague and catalogued by Gillian Moss

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