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Textile, Gold Ripple-Wave, ca. 1956

This is a textile. It was designed by Marianne Strengell and manufactured by Chatham Manufacturing Company and made for Ford Motor Company. It is dated ca. 1956 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is cotton, rayon, lurex and its technique is jacquard woven compound weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled A Fabric with a Touch of Tomorrow.

This object was purchased from Giles Kotcher. It is credited Museum Purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Fund.

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Its dimensions are

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

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Textile, Gold Ripple-Wave, ca. 1956; Designed by Marianne Strengell (Finnish, active USA, 1909–1998); USA; cotton, rayon, lurex; H x W: 187 x 154.9 cm (73 5/8 x 61 in.); Museum Purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Fund; 1998-56-1

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