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1939

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1996

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Study Sample, Houses on a Street

This is a Study sample. It was designed by Lydia Van Gelder. It is dated 1939 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is cotton and its technique is tapestry woven (double interlocked with extended dovetailing for shading). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Lydia Van Gelder. It is credited Gift of Lydia Van Gelder.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 38.1 x 32.4 cm (15 x 12 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Study Sample, Houses on a Street; Designed by Lydia Van Gelder (American, 1911–2012); USA; cotton; Warp x Weft: 38.1 x 32.4 cm (15 x 12 3/4 in.); Gift of Lydia Van Gelder; 1996-47-2

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