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What is this?

Length of woven fabric with wide horizontal bands of brown, greens, red and pink, some with woven patterns of dots or rings in varied sizes, over-printed with a column of large white dots.

Why is this in our collection?

Maharam, a fourth-generation family textile company, approached Hella Jongerius in 2001 with an open objective: to create a single textile that would permit a suite of chairs around a table to be “cousins”—each unique but all related. Jongerius’ design vocabulary, which plays on the concept of random order, personalization of industrial processes, and manipulation of traditional manufacturing methods and materials, lent itself ideally to this concept. The collaboration with Maharam resulted in Repeat, a set of patterns designed by Jongerius that introduces new dimension and context to upholstery textiles. Repeat is comprised of a series of patterns, each based on a single theme, seamlessly flowing... more

This is a textile from United States. It is dated 2002 and we acquired it in 2003. Gift of Maharam.

This image is on display This object is currently on display in room 206 as part of Making Design.

Its medium is

medium: cotton, rayon, polyester technique: jacquard woven and screen printed label: jacquard woven and screenprinted cotton, rayon and polyester

Its dimensions are

H x W: 445.1 x 144.1 cm (175 1/4 x 56 3/4 in.)

This object was produced by Maharam and designed by Hella Jongerius

This object was donated by Maharam

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Textile, Repeat Dot Print, 2002 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=31 July 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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