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1968

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Textile, Papilio, 1968

This is a Textile. It is dated 1968 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is linen and its technique is screen printed using four screens. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Kluck. It is credited Gift of Henry C. and Eleanor Kluck.

  • Sample, Gemstones, 1954
  • 46% spun rayon, 24% metallic plastic, 26% cotton, 4% rayon.
  • Gift of Alexander H. Girard.
  • 1969-165-46

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 418 x 125 cm (13 ft. 8 9/16 in. x 49 3/16 in.) Repeat H: 91.4 cm (36 in.)

It is inscribed

identification along left edge.

Cite this object as

Textile, Papilio, 1968; USA; linen; Warp x Weft: 418 x 125 cm (13 ft. 8 9/16 in. x 49 3/16 in.) Repeat H: 91.4 cm (36 in.); Gift of Henry C. and Eleanor Kluck; 1985-84-12

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