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1950

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1959

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Drawing, Textile Design: Abstraction in Red and Black, 1950s

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Angelo Testa. It is dated 1950s and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is brush and red gouache/watercolor, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

34.1 x 49.8 cm (13 7/16 x 19 3/8 in. ), irregular

It has the following markings

Stamped in blue, upside down, on verso, center: ANGELO TESTA & COMPANY/49 EAST ONTARIO STREET/CHICAGO 11, ILLINOIS

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Abstraction in Red and Black, 1950s; Designed by Angelo Testa (American, 1921–1984); brush and red gouache/watercolor, graphite on paper; 34.1 x 49.8 cm (13 7/16 x 19 3/8 in. ), irregular; Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 2001-9-2

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