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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

1982

  • We acquired this object.

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Dish Towel, Something's Burning!, 1950–55

This is a Dish towel. It was designed by Tammis Keefe. It is dated 1950–55 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is linen and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Daren Pierce.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 72.4 x 41.3 cm (28 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Tammis Keefe

Cite this object as

Dish Towel, Something's Burning!, 1950–55; Designed by Tammis Keefe (American, 1913 - 1960); USA; linen; H x W: 72.4 x 41.3 cm (28 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.); Gift of Daren Pierce; 1982-79-6

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