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1935

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  • We acquired this object.

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Panel, Festival, 1935

This is a Panel. It was made for Ruth Reeves. It is dated 1935 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is wool and its technique is embroidered in running stitch on plain weave (surface darning). It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 155 x 114 cm (5 ft. 1 in. x 44 7/8 in.); both selvedges present

It is inscribed

"192-A" sewn onto one corner indicating piece was Number 21 (two pieces) in the Guatemalan Exhibition in the RCA Exhibition in 1935.

Cite this object as

Panel, Festival, 1935; Made for Ruth Reeves (American, 1892–1966); USA; wool; Warp x Weft: 155 x 114 cm (5 ft. 1 in. x 44 7/8 in.); both selvedges present; 1991-155-2

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