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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • Work on this object ended.

1984

  • We acquired this object.

2012

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Textile (USA), ca. 1950

This is a Textile. It was designed by Marianne Strengell and printed by Marianne Strengell. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Marianne Strengell. It is credited Gift of Marianne Strengell.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 302.3 x 137.2 cm (119 x 54 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (USA), ca. 1950; Designed by Marianne Strengell (Finnish, active USA, 1909–1998); cotton; H x W: 302.3 x 137.2 cm (119 x 54 in.); Gift of Marianne Strengell; 1984-111-75

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