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Sample (USA), ca. 1946

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated ca. 1946 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is synthetic and its technique is plain weave with combined warps and combined wefts; bands caused by changing the "a" and "b" plain weave shed sequence. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 18.5 x 20 cm (7 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

2262 c. 1946 Dorothy Liebes

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), ca. 1946; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); synthetic; Warp x Weft: 18.5 x 20 cm (7 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Dorothy (Liebes) Morin; 1972-75-39

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