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Sample (USA), 1944

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated 1944 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is synthetic and metallic yarns 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

H x W (sample): 17.1 x 14 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.) H x W (card): 32.1 x 28.6 cm (12 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

1939 Dorothy Libes c.1944

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), 1944. synthetic and metallic yarns. Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin. 1972-75-32.

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