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Tablecloth, 6257, 1947

This is a Tablecloth. It was designed by Russel Wright and manufactured by Simtex Mills. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is 60% rayon, 40% cotton and its technique is plain weave and twill weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Russel Wright. It is credited Gift of Russel Wright.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 124.5 × 128.9 cm (49 × 50 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Simtex Made Right in America (woven label attached to hem in one corner)

Cite this object as

Tablecloth, 6257, 1947; Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); USA; 60% rayon, 40% cotton; H x W: 124.5 × 128.9 cm (49 × 50 3/4 in.); Gift of Russel Wright; 1976-17-1

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