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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. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

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. )

Eric and Sylvia Elsesser was the donor and Trude Guermonprez was the designer of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18643409/ |title=Drawing, "Design for a Ark Curtain for Temple Rodef Sholom, San Rafael, California", 1963–64 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=16 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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