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Textile, South China Sea, 1972

This is a Textile. It was designed by Jack Lenor Larsen and produced by Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated. It is dated 1972 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is silk and its technique is screen printed with discharge on dyed plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 187.3 x 100.3 cm (73 3/4 x 39 1/2 in.) H x W (b): 152.4 x 100.3 cm (60 x 39 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 91.4 cm (36 in.)

It is inscribed

Thai silk Handwoven in Thailand with 100% pure silk (X-2) (printed in selvedge)

Cite this object as

Textile, South China Sea, 1972; Designed by Jack Lenor Larsen (American, b. 1927); USA; silk; H x W (a): 187.3 x 100.3 cm (73 3/4 x 39 1/2 in.) H x W (b): 152.4 x 100.3 cm (60 x 39 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 91.4 cm (36 in.); Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen; 1973-54-1-a,b

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