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Sample (Germany), 1936

This is a Sample. It was designed by Adelgunde (Gunta) Stölzl. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is cellophane, jute (?) and its technique is two interconnected plain weave structures (double cloth). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Elaine Lustig Cohen. It is credited Gift of Elaine Lustig Cohen.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 17.5 x 20 cm (6 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Label attached with maker's printed monogram on one side and information in German written on the other side.

Cite this object as

Sample (Germany), 1936; Designed by Adelgunde (Gunta) Stölzl (German, 1897–1983); cellophane, jute (?); Warp x Weft: 17.5 x 20 cm (6 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Gift of Elaine Lustig Cohen; 2000-20-2

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