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What is this?

Length of woven upholstery with a small scale all-over pattern of black lozenges on a yellow ground with silver metallic accents.

This is a textile from United States. It is dated ca. 1956 and we acquired it in 1998. Museum Purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Fund.

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Its medium is

medium: cotton, rayon, lurex technique: jacquard woven compound weave

Its dimensions are

H x W: 187 x 154.9 cm (73 5/8 x 61 in.)

This object was manufactured by Chatham Manufacturing Company and probably Marianne Strengell and made for Ford Motor Company

This object was purchased from Giles Kotcher

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