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1929

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1939

  • Work on this object ended.

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Sample (USA), ca. 1934

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1934 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton and its technique is plain weave with supplementary weft. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin.

Its dimensions are

H x W (sample): 13.7 x 27.3 cm (5 3/8 x 10 3/4 in.) H x W (card): 27.9 x 31.8 cm (11 x 12 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

All cotton Liebes upholstery #1066

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), ca. 1934; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton; H x W (sample): 13.7 x 27.3 cm (5 3/8 x 10 3/4 in.) H x W (card): 27.9 x 31.8 cm (11 x 12 1/2 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-14

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