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Textile, Microchip, 1981

This is a Textile. It was made by Stead McAlpin & Co.. It is dated 1981 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed using 4 rotary screens on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Eddie Squires.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 308 x 143 cm (10 ft. 1 1/4 in. x 56 5/16 in.) Repeat H: 40.5 x 67.5 cm (15 15/16 x 26 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Along each side,"MICROCHIP Designed By EDDIE SQUIRES For The STUDIO COLLECTION By Warner Copyright (symbol) MCMLXXXI By Warner & Sons Limited (arrow) Top".

Cite this object as

Textile, Microchip, 1981; Made by Stead McAlpin & Co. ; England; cotton; Warp x Weft: 308 x 143 cm (10 ft. 1 1/4 in. x 56 5/16 in.) Repeat H: 40.5 x 67.5 cm (15 15/16 x 26 9/16 in.); Gift of Eddie Squires; 1992-3-15

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