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Textile, Ditto, 1952

This is a Textile. It was designed by Erik Nitsche and produced by L. Anton Maix, Inc.. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by L. Anton Maix, Inc.. It is credited Gift of L. Anton Maix, Inc..

Its dimensions are

H x W: 290.2 x 130.8 cm (9 ft. 6 1/4 in. x 51 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

DITTO BY ERIK NITSCHI, PATT REP 17 1/2" L.ANTON MAIX FABRICS NYC -- KALEIDOSCOPEIC PRINTS, REG 1952 (printed in selvedges)

Cite this object as

Textile, Ditto, 1952; Designed by Erik Nitsche (Swiss, 1908–1998); USA; cotton; H x W: 290.2 x 130.8 cm (9 ft. 6 1/4 in. x 51 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.); Gift of L. Anton Maix, Inc.; 1956-125-2

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