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1971

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Textile, Gemstones, 1971

This is a Textile. It was made by Stead McAlpin & Co.. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed (9 flat bed screens) on 7&1 satin foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Eddie Squires.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 303 x 126 cm (9 ft. 11 5/16 in. x 49 5/8 in.) Repeat H: 67.5 cm (26 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Along each side,"GEMSTONES: DESIGNED FOR WARNER'S BY EDDIE SQUIRES."

Cite this object as

Textile, Gemstones, 1971; Made by Stead McAlpin & Co. ; England; cotton; Warp x Weft: 303 x 126 cm (9 ft. 11 5/16 in. x 49 5/8 in.) Repeat H: 67.5 cm (26 9/16 in.); Gift of Eddie Squires; 1992-3-11

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

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