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What is this?

Length of printed linen with a large-scale, highly stylized design of flowering trees and birds, in reserved off-white, bright and dull pink and pale gray on a brown background.

This is a textile from Germany. It is dated 1926 and we acquired it in 1958. Gift of Teresa Kilham.

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Its medium is

medium: linen technique: block printed on plain weave

Its dimensions are

H x W: 222.3 x 124.1 cm (87 1/2 x 48 7/8 in.) Repeat: 57.8 x 46.4 cm (22 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

This object was manufactured by Deutsche Werkstätten GmbH and designed by Josef Hillerbrand

This object was catalogued by Milton Sonday and Sheila Franz and donated by Teresa Kilham

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