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What is this?

Chenille and plied yarn in red, green, blue and gold cord form even warp stripes. Weft has a repeated sequence of painted reeds: four blue, one orange, two green, and one orange.

This is a window blind sample from United States. It is dated ca. 1953 and we acquired it in 1972. Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin.

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Its medium is

medium: synthetic yarn and chenille, gold metallic cord, painted reeds technique: plain weave with spaced, unpaired warps

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 25.5 x 9.5 cm (10 1/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

#3340 c. 1953 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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