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What is this?

Length of printed cotton with a ground of narrow bands of triangles varying in tone from pale yellow to deep red to violet, but predominantly orange. Interrupted by deep bands of white with black and gray triangles, forming larger triangles, squares and diamonds.

This is a textile from Sweden. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1956. Gift of Knoll Associates, Inc.. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: 60% linen, 40% cotton technique: screen printed on plain weave

Its dimensions are

H x W: 459.7 x 130.2 cm (181 x 51 1/4 in.)

This object was printed by Ljungbergs Textiltryck AB, Floda, Sweden and produced by Knoll Textiles and designed by Sven Markelius

This object was donated by Knoll Textiles

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18407115/ |title=Textile, "Pythagoras", 1953 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=26 October 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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