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1925

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • Work on this object ended.

1979

  • We acquired this object.

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Sample Blanket (USA)

This is a Sample blanket. It was company: F. Schumacher & Co.. It is dated mid-20th century and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain weave, 3&1 twill, 7&1 satin. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 314 x 129.5 cm (10 ft. 3 5/8 in. x 51 in.)

It is inscribed

typed card accompanying fabric,"11,840 warp threads in 50in."

Cite this object as

Sample Blanket (USA); Company: F. Schumacher & Co. (United States); silk; Warp x Weft: 314 x 129.5 cm (10 ft. 3 5/8 in. x 51 in.); Gift of Mrs. R. Curt Hasenclever; 1979-9-4

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