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What is this?

Length of printed linen with a bold, large-scale design of highly stylized flowers in blue, green, light gray, orange, and orange-tan on a printed black ground.

This is a textile from Germany. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 1962. Gift of Bertha Schaefer.

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Its medium is

medium: linen technique: printed on plain weave label: printed linen

Its dimensions are

H x W: 461 x 129.5 cm (181 1/2 x 51 in.) Repeat: 63.5 x 62.5 cm (25 x 24 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed


This object was manufactured by Deutsche Werkstätten GmbH and designed by Ruth Hildegard Geyer-Raack

This object was catalogued by Milton Sonday

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