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What is this?

Panel of printed velvet with undulating ribbons of color appearing to hang from the top and terminate several inches above the bottom. In mixed shades of purple and brown on a white ground.

This is a textile from Germany. It is dated ca. 1972 and we acquired it in 2011. Gift of Cindia Cameron. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton technique: screen printed on supplementary pile (velvet)

Its dimensions are

H x W: 261.6 x 123.2 cm (103 x 48 1/2 in.)

This object was printed by Pausa AG and produced by Knoll Textiles and designed by Leo Wollner and Gretl Wollner

This object was donated by Cindia Cameron

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