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Hand-woven Sample (USA), 1940–48

This is a Hand-woven sample. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated 1940–48 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is cotton and its technique is weft-face plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 17.8 x 28 cm (7 x 11 in.)

Cite this object as

Hand-woven Sample (USA), 1940–48; Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); cotton; Warp x Weft: 17.8 x 28 cm (7 x 11 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-85-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Josef and Anni Albers: Designs for Living.

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