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1955

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1975

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Hanging, First Snow, 1955–75

This is a Hanging. It is dated 1955–75 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is cotton warp, wool weft and its technique is plain weave with supplementary weft. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eric and Sylvia Elsesser. It is credited Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

  • Hanging (USA), 1955–1975
  • silk, synthetic metallic yarns.
  • Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.
  • 1993-121-25

Its dimensions are

H x W: 190.5 x 108 cm (75 x 42 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Hanging cardboard tag handwritten, "RUG/TAPESTRY 'FIRST SNOW' TRUDE GUERMONPREZ."

Cite this object as

Hanging, First Snow, 1955–75; USA; cotton warp, wool weft; H x W: 190.5 x 108 cm (75 x 42 1/2 in.); Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives; 1993-121-1

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