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What is this?

Skyscrapers with windows of varying sizes, with diagonal shafts of light reversing the use of positive and negative space. In black on white.

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 on plain weave with over-spun weft for crepe-effect

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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