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1945

  • Work on this object began.

1954

  • We acquired this object.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

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Textile (Italy), ca. 1950

This is a Textile. It was designed by Cora Callegaris and manufactured by Myrical. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is silk and its technique is hand block-printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Italian Government. It is credited Gift of the Italian Government.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 568 x 77 cm (18 ft. 7 5/8 in. x 30 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (Italy), ca. 1950; Designed by Cora Callegaris (Italian); silk; H x W: 568 x 77 cm (18 ft. 7 5/8 in. x 30 5/16 in.); Gift of the Italian Government; 1954-64-3

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