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Swatches (USA), 1937

This is a Swatches. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is acetate and its technique is fancy compound cloth. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Edith Wetmore. It is credited Gift of Edith Wetmore.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (A): 4.4 x 8.3 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (B): 4.8 x 7.9 cm (1 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.) Warp x Weft (C): 4.8 x 7.6 cm (1 7/8 in. x 3 in.) Warp x Weft (D): 3.5 x 7.9 cm (1 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.) Warp x Weft (E): 4.4 x 7.9 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.) Warp x Weft (F): 4.4 x 7.6 cm (1 3/4 in. x 3 in.) Warp x Weft (G): 4.8 x 7.6 cm (1 7/8 in. x 3 in.) Warp x Weft (H): 4.8 x 8.3 cm (1 7/8 x 3 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (I): 4.4 x 8.3 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (J): 5.7 x 9.8 cm (2 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.) Warp x Weft (K): 5.7 x 9.8 cm (2 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.) Warp x Weft (M): 5.7 x 8.9 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (N): 5.7 x 8.9 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (O): 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (P): 5.7 x 8.3 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (Q): 4.8 x 6.7 cm (1 7/8 x 2 5/8 in.) Warp x Weft (R): 4.4 x 7 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Swatches (USA), 1937; acetate; Warp x Weft (A): 4.4 x 8.3 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (B): 4.8 x 7.9 cm (1 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.) Warp x Weft (C): 4.8 x 7.6 cm (1 7/8 in. x 3 in.) Warp x Weft (D): 3.5 x 7.9 cm (1 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.) Warp x Weft (E): 4.4 x 7.9 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.) Warp x Weft (F): 4.4 x 7.6 cm (1 3/4 in. x 3 in.) Warp x Weft (G): 4.8 x 7.6 cm (1 7/8 in. x 3 in.) Warp x Weft (H): 4.8 x 8.3 cm (1 7/8 x 3 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (I): 4.4 x 8.3 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (J): 5.7 x 9.8 cm (2 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.) Warp x Weft (K): 5.7 x 9.8 cm (2 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.) Warp x Weft (M): 5.7 x 8.9 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (N): 5.7 x 8.9 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (O): 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (P): 5.7 x 8.3 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (Q): 4.8 x 6.7 cm (1 7/8 x 2 5/8 in.) Warp x Weft (R): 4.4 x 7 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of Edith Wetmore; 1937-74-12-a/k,m/z

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