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Sample Book, Weaves from Exclusive Hand-Loom Originals by Dorothy Liebes, 1947

This is a sample book. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and made by United Wallpaper Inc.. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is machine-printed and embossed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled From the Loom to the Wall.

This object was donated by United Wallpaper, Inc. and catalogued by Horace L. Hotchkiss, Jr.. It is credited Gift of United Wallpaper, Inc..

Its dimensions are

H x W: 38 x 34.5 cm (14 15/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample Book, Weaves from Exclusive Hand-Loom Originals by Dorothy Liebes, 1947; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); USA; machine-printed and embossed on paper; H x W: 38 x 34.5 cm (14 15/16 x 13 9/16 in.); Gift of United Wallpaper, Inc.; 1947-92-1-1/25

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s.

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