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Textile (USA), a. 1930; b. 1949; c. 1973

This is a Textile. It was company: F. Schumacher & Co.. It is dated a. 1930; b. 1949; c. 1973 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is a, silk, cotton, linen; b, nylon; c, silk warp, mercerized cotton weft and its technique is combination of two warp-faced weaves. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. R. Curt Hasenclever.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 73.5 x 62 cm (28 15/16 x 24 7/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 174 x 132 cm (5 ft. 8 1/2 in. x 51 15/16 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 14 x 67 cm (5 1/2 x 26 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Attached labels. A: "part of lambrequin of draperies installed in 1930. Design selected by Col. Atterbury, AIA architect." B: " 1949 replacement fabric. " C: "1973 updated coloring, same design."

Cite this object as

Textile (USA), a. 1930; b. 1949; c. 1973; Company: F. Schumacher & Co. (United States); a, silk, cotton, linen; b, nylon; c, silk warp, mercerized cotton weft; H x W: 73.5 x 62 cm (28 15/16 x 24 7/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 174 x 132 cm (5 ft. 8 1/2 in. x 51 15/16 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 14 x 67 cm (5 1/2 x 26 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. R. Curt Hasenclever; 1979-9-27-a/c

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