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1963

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1964

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Drawing, Design for an Ark Curtain, for Temple Rodef Sholom, San Rafael, CA

This is a drawing. It was designed by Trude Guermonprez. It is dated 1963–64 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is brush and gouache on gold-patterned chinese paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eric and Sylvia Elsesser. It is credited Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

  • Hanging (USA)
  • silk, synthetic metallic yarns.
  • Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.
  • 1993-121-25

Its dimensions are

H x W: 51 × 35.6 cm (20 1/16 in. × 14 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Ark Curtain, for Temple Rodef Sholom, San Rafael, CA; Designed by Trude Guermonprez (American, b. Germany, 1910–1976); USA; brush and gouache on gold-patterned chinese paper; H x W: 51 × 35.6 cm (20 1/16 in. × 14 in.); Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives; 1993-121-68

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