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1985

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1988

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Textile, Hover, 1985

This is a Textile. It was designed by Carolyn Ray and company: Carolyn Ray Inc. and made by Heberlein Textildruck AG. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen print on plain weave using fiber reactive dyes. seven screen dots on the unprinted strip on the left selvedge. four grays, three yellows. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Carolyn Ray Inc..

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 276.2 x 140.3 cm (9 ft. 3/4 in. x 55 1/4 in.) Straight repeat H x W: 28.3 x 66.4 cm (11 1/8 x 26 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

On the unprinted strip on right selvedge: " "HOVER" c 1985 BY CAROLYN RAY adapted by Dana Gorner"

Cite this object as

Textile, Hover, 1985; Designed by Carolyn Ray ; USA; cotton; Warp x Weft: 276.2 x 140.3 cm (9 ft. 3/4 in. x 55 1/4 in.) Straight repeat H x W: 28.3 x 66.4 cm (11 1/8 x 26 1/8 in.); Gift of Carolyn Ray Inc.; 1988-91-4

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