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1952

  • Work on this object began.

2020

2021

  • We acquired this object.

2023

  • You found it!

Sample, Mezzo Tinto

This is a Sample. It was designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 2021. Its medium is cotton and cellulose acetate, viscose rayon, cellulose acetate butyrate metallic braid with cotton and cellulose acetate core, painted bamboo dowel. It is a part of the department.

This object was donated by Titi Halle. It is credited Gift of Titi Halle.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43.8 × 46.4 cm (17 1/4 × 18 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

"Mezzo Tinto "A" weave- mint green" label adhered to reverse

Cite this object as

Sample, Mezzo Tinto; Designed by Dorothy Wright Liebes (American, 1897–1972); cotton and cellulose acetate, viscose rayon, cellulose acetate butyrate metallic braid with cotton and cellulose acetate core, painted bamboo dowel; H x W: 43.8 × 46.4 cm (17 1/4 × 18 1/4 in.); Gift of Titi Halle; 2021-15-28

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