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Textile, Gabon, 1982

This is a textile. It was company: Memphis and designed by Natalie Du Pasquier and made by Rainbow. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is cotton and its technique is discharge printed in 6 colors on bright red on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was purchased from Urban Architecture.

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Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 402.5 x 154 cm (13 ft. 2 7/16 in. x 60 5/8 in.) Repeat H: 79 cm (31 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

in block letters along both edges. " Nathalie du Pasquier for Memphis - 1982 - Produced in Italy by Rainbow (copyright symbol) ".

Cite this object as

Textile, Gabon, 1982; Designed by Natalie Du Pasquier (French, active Milan, b. 1957); Italy; cotton; Warp x Weft: 402.5 x 154 cm (13 ft. 2 7/16 in. x 60 5/8 in.) Repeat H: 79 cm (31 1/8 in.); 1990-31-1

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