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Square (USA), 1892–93

This is a Square. It is dated 1892–93 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk and its technique is jacquard woven. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Alan L. Wolfe. It is credited Gift of Alan L. Wolfe.

  • Brooch, 1990
  • colorcore formica, metal (pin).
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-81

It is inscribed

Woven inscription: "Souvenir Woven at the World's Columbian Exhibition, Chicago 1893, Machinery Hall."

Cite this object as

Square (USA), 1892–93; silk; Gift of Alan L. Wolfe; 1962-233-16

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