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1960

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1969

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Textile, Medallion, 1960–69

This is a Textile. It was designed by Tommi Parzinger. It is dated 1960–69 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is cotton? and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Donald Cameron.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 88.9 x 137.2 cm (35 x 54 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: MEDALLION by TOMMI PARZINGER - HAND PRINT - PATTERSON FABRIC INC. NEW YORK Stamps at end of fabric: MURAD TEXTILE PRINT WORKS and UNION MADE - TEXTILE WORKERS UNION OF AMERICA - SCREEN PRINT

Cite this object as

Textile, Medallion, 1960–69; Designed by Tommi Parzinger (American, b. Germany, 1903–1981); USA; cotton?; Warp x Weft: 88.9 x 137.2 cm (35 x 54 in.); Gift of Donald Cameron; 1998-19-4

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