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Hand-woven Fragment Of Evening Coat Fabric (USA), 1946

This is a Hand-woven fragment of evening coat fabric. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated 1946 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is linen, cotton, aluminum strips and its technique is two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth). 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: 25.1 x 20.3 cm (9 7/8 x 8 in.)

Cite this object as

Hand-woven Fragment Of Evening Coat Fabric (USA), 1946; Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); linen, cotton, aluminum strips; Warp x Weft: 25.1 x 20.3 cm (9 7/8 x 8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-85-3

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

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