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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.)

Knoll Textiles was the donor and the producer and Ljungbergs Textiltryck AB, Floda, Sweden was the printer and Sven Markelius was the designer of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18407115/ |title=Textile, "Pythagoras", 1953 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=21 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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