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What is this?

Hanging with a large-scale design of crocuses in bright red, violet, white, green, orange, gray and brown.

This is a hanging from Sweden. It is dated 1945 and we acquired it in 1964. Gift of Elizabeth Gordon. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: linen warp, wool and linen weft technique: plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry) label: wool and linen tapestry

Its dimensions are

H x W: 214 x 140 cm (7 ft. 1/4 in. x 55 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

initialed on both sides of bottom

This object was woven by Ann-Mari Forsberg and designed by Ann-Mari Forsberg

This object was donated by Miss Elizabeth Gordon

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18451437/ |title=Hanging, "Red Crocus", 1945 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=1 September 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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