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1969

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1991

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Textile, Lunar Rocket

This is a Textile. It was printed by Stead McAlpin & Co.. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed with 5 screens on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Eddie Squires and Richard Reiche.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 295 × 124.1 cm (9 ft. 8 1/8 in. × 48 7/8 in.) Repeat H: 75.5 cm (29 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

LUNAR ROCKET DESIGNED FOR WARNER'S BY EDDIE SQUIRES (printed in selvedge)

Cite this object as

Textile, Lunar Rocket; Printed by Stead McAlpin & Co. ; England; cotton; H x W: 295 × 124.1 cm (9 ft. 8 1/8 in. × 48 7/8 in.) Repeat H: 75.5 cm (29 3/4 in.); Gift of Eddie Squires and Richard Reiche; 1991-102-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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