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What is this?

Design of flowers and leaves in lavender, pinks and greens on a brown ground.

This is a textile from France. It is dated ca. 1912 and we acquired it in 1984. Gift of Louise Dushkin. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton warp, linen weft technique: screen printed on plain weave

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 146 x 76 cm (57 1/2 x 29 15/16 in.) Repeat H x W: 56 x 76 cm (22 1/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

This object was made for Paul Poiret and designed by Atelier Martine

This object was donated by Louise Dushkin and catalogued by Gillian Moss

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18802443/ |title=Textile, "Bluette", ca. 1912 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=29 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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