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Sample (USA), 1940s

This is a Sample. It was designed by Else Regensteiner (American, b. Germany, 1906 – 2003). It is dated 1940s and we acquired it in 2006. Its medium is wool mohair, leather and its technique is plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Helga Sinaiko. It is credited Gift of Helga Regensteiner Sinaiko.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 30.5 x 86.4 cm (12 x 34 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), 1940s; Designed by Else Regensteiner (American, b. Germany, 1906 – 2003) ; wool mohair, leather; Warp x Weft: 30.5 x 86.4 cm (12 x 34 in.); Gift of Helga Regensteiner Sinaiko; 2006-29-2

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