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Window Blind Sample (USA), ca. 1953

This is a Window blind sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1953 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is synthetic yarn and chenille, gold metallic cord, painted reeds and its technique is plain weave with spaced, unpaired warps. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin.

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

Cite this object as

Window Blind Sample (USA), ca. 1953. synthetic yarn and chenille, gold metallic cord, painted reeds. Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin. 1972-75-124.

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