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Object Timeline

1951

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • Work on this object ended.

2000

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2019

  • You found it!

Textile, Kon-Tiki, 1951–53

This is a Textile. It was designed by Chris Ranes and produced by Hambro House. It is dated 1951–53 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is cotton and its technique is roller printed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Chris Ranes. It is credited Gift of Chris Ranes.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 196 x 119.5 cm (6 ft. 5 3/16 in. x 47 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Kon-Tiki, 1951–53; Designed by Chris Ranes (Polish, active U.S.A., 1929–2002); USA; cotton; Warp x Weft: 196 x 119.5 cm (6 ft. 5 3/16 in. x 47 1/16 in.); Gift of Chris Ranes; 2000-72-1

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