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Textile, Obelisk, 1958

This is a Textile. It was designed by Jack Lenor Larsen and produced by Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated. It is dated 1958 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is linen and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated. It is credited Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen, Inc..

Its dimensions are

H x W: 156.5 x 126.4 cm (61 5/8 x 49 3/4 in.) Repeat H: 121.9 cm (48 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Obelisk, 1958; Designed by Jack Lenor Larsen (American, b. 1927); USA; linen; H x W: 156.5 x 126.4 cm (61 5/8 x 49 3/4 in.) Repeat H: 121.9 cm (48 in.); Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen, Inc.; 1960-170-1

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