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Textile, Big Checkerboard, 1984

This is a textile. It was designed by Junichi Arai and made by Junichi Arai and made for NUNO Corporation. It is dated 1984 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is nylon and its technique is plain weave with seersucker effect. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by K.K. Arai Creation Systems and catalogued by Barbara Duggan. It is credited Gift of NUNO Corporation.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 381 x 110.5 cm (150 x 43 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Big Checkerboard, 1984; Designed by Junichi Arai (Japanese, 1932 - 2017); Japan; nylon; H x W: 381 x 110.5 cm (150 x 43 1/2 in.); Gift of NUNO Corporation; 1990-63-4

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