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What is this?

Length of printed cotton with horizontal stripes made by repetition of typewriter keys. Dyed bright red-pink and overprinted with black.

This is a textile from United States. It is dated ca. 1949 and we acquired it in 1991. Gift of Berta Rudofsky. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton technique: screen printed on 3\1 twill weave label: screen printed cotton

Its dimensions are

H x W: 127 x 129.5 cm (50 x 51 in.) Repeat H: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Fractions by Bernard Rudofsky and SCHIFFER PRINTS VAT DYED HAND PRINT (printed in selvedges)

This object was designed by Bernard Rudofsky and manufactured by Schiffer Prints (a division of Mil-Arts Co.)

This object was catalogued by Gillian Moss

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