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1945

  • Work on this object began.

1951

  • We acquired this object.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

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Textile, Toccata

This is a Textile. It was designed by Peter Busa and manufactured by Konwiser, Inc.. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is cotton, rayon and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 68 x 64 cm (26 3/4 x 25 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

TOCCATA A KONWISER FABRIC DESIGNED BY PETER BUSA (printed in selvedge)

Cite this object as

Textile, Toccata; Designed by Peter Busa (American, 1914 - 1985); USA; cotton, rayon; H x W: 68 x 64 cm (26 3/4 x 25 3/16 in.); 1951-140-1

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