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Hand Woven Sample For Wall Covering (USA), ca. 1945

This is a Hand woven sample for wall covering. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated ca. 1945 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is linen, paper, cellophane and its technique is weft-face plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was purchased from Anni Albers. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 11.4 x 21 cm (4 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Hand Woven Sample For Wall Covering (USA), ca. 1945; Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); linen, paper, cellophane; Warp x Weft: 11.4 x 21 cm (4 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-85-8

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

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