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1947

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1948

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Sample (USA), 1947

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes and woven by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is cotton and its technique is twill woven with single warps and plain weave with paired warps. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W (sample): 25.4 x 19.1 cm (10 in. x 7 1/2 in.) H x W (card): 34.9 x 27.9 cm (13 3/4 x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: DOROTHY LIEBES / #436

Cite this object as

Sample (USA), 1947; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton; H x W (sample): 25.4 x 19.1 cm (10 in. x 7 1/2 in.) H x W (card): 34.9 x 27.9 cm (13 3/4 x 11 in.); 1948-26-10

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