Please don't steal our images, yeah?

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. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

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

See more stuff from the Textiles department.

Do you have your own photos of this object? Are they online somewhere, like Flickr or Instagram? Or have you created a 3D model of one of our objects in SketchUp or Thingiverse? If so then then tag them with ch:object=18478331 and we will connect ours to yours!

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18478331/ |title=Sample, 1944 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 November 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

If you would like to tell us more about an object or have found an error in an object record, please fill out this form. Objects that are slated to be on display when the museum re-opens in 2014 are being given priority but all corrections are welcomed!