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Textile, Rapid II, 1982

This is a Textile. It was company: Borås Wäfveri AB and designed by Gota Tragardh and made by Borås Wäfveri AB. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Borås Wäfveri AB and agent: Boros Cotton USA and catalogued by lm. It is credited Gift of Borås Wäfveri AB.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 309 x 154 cm (10 ft. 1 5/8 in. x 60 5/8 in.) Repeat H x W: 101 x 154 cm (39 3/4 x 60 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on one unprinted margin: " `Rapid II' DESIGN. GOTA TRAGARDH boras "

Cite this object as

Textile, Rapid II, 1982; Company: Borås Wäfveri AB ; Sweden; cotton; Warp x Weft: 309 x 154 cm (10 ft. 1 5/8 in. x 60 5/8 in.) Repeat H x W: 101 x 154 cm (39 3/4 x 60 5/8 in.); Gift of Borås Wäfveri AB; 1989-66-1

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