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Textile Sample, Wicker

This is a Textile sample. It was designed by Tommi Parzinger. It is dated ca. 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.

  • Sample, Gemstones
  • 46% spun rayon, 24% metallic plastic, 26% cotton, 4% rayon.
  • Gift of Alexander H. Girard.
  • 1969-165-46

Its dimensions are

H x W: 71.1 x 66 cm (28 x 26 in.)

It has the following markings

Howard & Schaffer Inc. paper label stapled to lower right corner. Small label also stapled to lower right corner, "Dry Clean/ Stoddard Solvent Only"

It is inscribed

Parzinger | Howard and Schaffer Inc. Hand Screen Fabric Coordinate (printed in selvedge)

Cite this object as

Textile Sample, Wicker; Designed by Tommi Parzinger (American, b. Germany, 1903–1981); USA; cotton; H x W: 71.1 x 66 cm (28 x 26 in.); Gift of Donald Cameron; 1998-19-5

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