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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1957

  • We acquired this object.

1960

  • Work on this object ended.

2015

2019

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Sample (Italy), ca. 1950

This is a Sample. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silk and its technique is compound weave with supplementary weft. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Paul Drechsler. It is credited Gift of Paul Drechsler.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 10 × 25.5 cm (3 15/16 × 10 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Original label: I.S.P.A.

Cite this object as

Sample (Italy), ca. 1950; silk; H x W: 10 × 25.5 cm (3 15/16 × 10 1/16 in.); Gift of Paul Drechsler; 1957-77-1

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