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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.

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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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