See more objects with the color darkgrey dimgrey darkslategrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1933

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.

2002

2004

2012

2022

  • You found it!

Hand-woven Sample (USA)

This is a Hand-woven sample. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated before 1953 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk, wool and its technique is plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Anni Albers. It is credited Gift of Anni Albers.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17.8 x 27 cm (7 x 10 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Hand-woven Sample (USA); Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); silk, wool; H x W: 17.8 x 27 cm (7 x 10 5/8 in.); Gift of Anni Albers; 1953-180-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Josef and Anni Albers: Designs for Living.

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18397199/ |title=Hand-woven Sample (USA) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 January 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>