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What is this?

Length of printed velveteen with a strongly vertical design of two tree-like columns appearing to be composed of pieces of torn tissue paper, in electric shades of orange, yellow, fuchsia, pink, lime and mint green on a white ground.

This is a textile from Germany. It is dated 1967 and we acquired it in 2011. Museum purchase through gift of Knoll, Inc. and Laurence N. Strenger. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton technique: screen printed on supplementary pile (velveteen) label: screen printed cotton velveteen

Its dimensions are

H x W: 254 x 124.5 cm (100 x 49 in.)

It is inscribed

Collage Designed by Wolf Bauer, 1967© Knoll International Ltd.

This object was produced by Knoll Textiles and printed by Pausa AG and designed by Wolf Bauer

This object was donated by Knoll Textiles and Laurence Strenger and purchased from Cora Ginsburg, LLC

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