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Scarf (USA), ca. 1930

This is a Scarf. It was designed by Ruth Reeves. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is silk and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Florence Mathews.

Its dimensions are

H x W (hemmed on all sides): 87 x 85.1 cm (34 1/4 x 33 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Scarf (USA), ca. 1930; Designed by Ruth Reeves (American, 1892–1966); silk; H x W (hemmed on all sides): 87 x 85.1 cm (34 1/4 x 33 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Florence Mathews; 1996-21-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Thoroughly Modern: The New Women Art Students of Robert Henri.

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