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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. 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

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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