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What is this?

2/2 twill with geometric pattern of projecting loops made by supplementary warp.
Warp: black 3 ply string; supplementary warp of red bouclé.
Weft: black 3 ply string paired with flat metallic gold.

This is a sample from United States. It is dated ca. 1949 and we acquired it in 1972. Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton and synthetic fiber technique: 2/2 twill woven with supplementary warp

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 17.8 x 15.2 cm (7 x 6 in.)

It is inscribed

#NY94 c.1949 Dorothy Liebes

This object was woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes and designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes

This object was donated by Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin

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