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Textile (USA), 1953

This is a Textile. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is nylon, cotton and its technique is plain weave; undyed untwisted nylon warp; weft of z-spun 2-plied cotton (one strand undyed, one dark blue); 2 narrow plain cloth selvages. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 11.9 x 47 cm (4 11/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

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Textile (USA), 1953; nylon, cotton; H x W: 11.9 x 47 cm (4 11/16 x 18 1/2 in.); 1953-132-2

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