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1923

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1953

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Hand-woven Sample (USA), before 1953

This is a Hand-woven sample. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated before 1953 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk, cotton and its technique is plain weave with paired wefts. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Anni Albers. It is credited Gift of Anni Albers.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17.5 x 27 cm (6 7/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Attached tag: "ANNI ALBERS FABRICS" "Box 12A"

Cite this object as

Hand-woven Sample (USA), before 1953; Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); silk, cotton; H x W: 17.5 x 27 cm (6 7/8 x 10 5/8 in.); Gift of Anni Albers; 1953-180-1

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