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What is this?

Vertical design of varigated stripes of gold and white with purple, yellow, orange and red little rectangles in between the stripes and clustered in the top three-quarters of the curtain. A photograph of the woven curtain affixed to mount at lower right.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1963–64 and we acquired it in 1993. Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

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Its medium is

brush and gouache on gold-patterned chinese paper

Its dimensions are

51.0 x 35.6 cm (20 1/16 x 14 in. )

This object was designed by Trude Guermonprez

This object was donated by Eric and Sylvia Elsesser

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