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1962

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1963

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Textile (France), 1962–63

This is a Textile. It is dated 1962–63 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is man-made fibers and its technique is plain weave with supplementary wefts. one weft (the shiny one) floats from face to face to create the pattern. second weft is in a twill interlacing. the long ends which protrude from this weft form the fringe. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Marion K. Morgan and from General Acquisitions Endowment, Sarah Cooper-Hewitt, and Eleanor G. Hewitt Funds.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 197 x 98.5 cm (6 ft. 5 9/16 in. x 38 3/4 in.) Repeat H: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (France), 1962–63; man-made fibers; Warp x Weft: 197 x 98.5 cm (6 ft. 5 9/16 in. x 38 3/4 in.) Repeat H: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Marion K. Morgan and from General Acquisitions Endowment, Sarah Cooper-Hewitt, and Eleanor G. Hewitt Funds; 1991-90-7

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