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Textile (Germany), ca. 1928

This is a textile. It was designed by Ruth Hildegard Geyer-Raack and manufactured by Deutsche Werkstätten GmbH. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is linen and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled A Modern Flat Floral.

This object was catalogued by Milton Sonday. It is credited Gift of Bertha Schaefer.

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.)

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Textile (Germany), ca. 1928; Designed by Ruth Hildegard Geyer-Raack (German, 1894 - 1975); linen; 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.); Gift of Bertha Schaefer; 1962-18-1

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