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What is this?

Length of printed cotton with densely arranged, irregular, soft squares of white on a deep blue ground, suggesting the windows of skyscrapers.

This is a textile from United States. It is dated ca. 1953 and we acquired it in 1956. Gift of Arundell Clarke. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton technique: screen printed with discharge on plain weave label: cotton, screen printed with discharge

Its dimensions are

H x W: 440.1 x 132.1 cm (14 ft. 5 1/4 in. x 52 in.) Repeat H: 74 cm (29 1/8 in.)

This object was manufactured by Arundell Clarke Ltd. and designed by Philip Johnson

This object was donated by Arundell Clarke Ltd.

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