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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1942

  • Work on this object ended.

1972

  • We acquired this object.

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Textile (USA)

This is a Textile. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated 1940–42 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton, metallic and its technique is 2/2 twill woven. 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: 268 x 136 cm (8 ft. 9 1/2 in. x 53 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (USA); Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton, metallic; Warp x Weft: 268 x 136 cm (8 ft. 9 1/2 in. x 53 9/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-3

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