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What is this?

Silver colored fabric with an undulating wave of purple along its length.

This is a textile from Japan. It is dated 1989 and we acquired it in 1990. Gift of Arai Creation System. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: nylon, polyester technique: plain weave; tied and dyed

Its dimensions are

H x W: 602 x 121.9 cm (19 ft. 9 in. x 48 in.)

K.K. Arai Creation Systems was the donor and the company and Barbara Duggan was the cataloguer and Junichi Arai was the designer of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18635009/ |title=Textile, "Big Wave 2", 1989 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=17 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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