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What is this?

A repeating pattern of the letters 'IBM' in three different graphic presentations: narrowly outlined in black, heavily outlined in black, and solid blue.

This is a textile from United States. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 2001. Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: linen technique: plain weave, printed

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (weft selvedge to selvedge): 277 x 133.5 cm (9 ft. 1 1/16 in. x 52 9/16 in.)

This object was designed by Angelo Testa and produced by Angelo Testa and Company

This object was purchased from Cora Ginsburg, LLC

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