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1944

  • Work on this object began.

1954

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Sample (USA), ca. 1949

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1949 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton and synthetic fiber and its technique is 2/2 twill woven with supplementary warp. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Color in Combination.

This object was donated by Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 17.8 x 15.2 cm (7 x 6 in.)

It is inscribed

#NY94 c.1949 Dorothy Liebes

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), ca. 1949; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton and synthetic fiber; Warp x Weft: 17.8 x 15.2 cm (7 x 6 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-105

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