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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. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

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

Dorothy Wright Liebes was the weaver and the designer and Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin was the donor of this object.

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