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What is this?

Woven sample mounted to a cardboard card with notations by the designer. Twill weave in yellows and greens with metallic red accents. Warp has a repeating sequence of light green bouclé, two-ply green yarn, and yellow yarn. Weft has a repeating sequence of yellow chenille, green bouclé, and flat red metallic strip paired with three strands wrapped red metallic cord. Selvedge at left.

This is a sample from United States. It is dated 1944 and we acquired it in 1972. Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin.

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Its medium is

medium: synthetic and metallic yarns technique: 2/2 twill woven

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

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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