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1950

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1959

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1979

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Fragment (asbestos) (USA), 1950s

This is a Fragment (asbestos). It was company: F. Schumacher & Co.. It is dated 1950s and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is asbestos and its technique is broken twill foundation, fragment too small to determine printing method. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 18.5 x 22 cm (7 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

paper label with typed information, "100% asbestos, screen printed"

Cite this object as

Fragment (asbestos) (USA), 1950s; Company: F. Schumacher & Co. (United States); asbestos; Warp x Weft: 18.5 x 22 cm (7 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. R. Curt Hasenclever; 1979-9-40

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