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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1929

  • Work on this object ended.

1980

  • We acquired this object.

2014

2022

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Textile (USA)

This is a Textile. It was designed by Léon Bakst. It is dated 1920–29 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is printed silk. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Object ID #907130243
  • silk, twill weave; screen printed.
  • Lent by The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Robert Allerton, 1924.184.
  • 34.2016.5

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21.3 x 98.4 cm (8 3/8 x 38 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (USA); Designed by Léon Bakst (Russian, born Belarus, 1866–1924); printed silk; H x W: 21.3 x 98.4 cm (8 3/8 x 38 3/4 in.); 1980-35-1

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