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1942

  • Work on this object began.

1952

  • Work on this object ended.

1953

  • We acquired this object.

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  • You found it!

Hand-woven Sample For A Drapery Fabric (USA)

This is a Hand-woven sample for a drapery fabric. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated ca. 1947 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk, cotton 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

Warp x Weft: 16.8 x 27.9 cm (6 5/8 x 11 in.)

Cite this object as

Hand-woven Sample For A Drapery Fabric (USA); Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); silk, cotton; Warp x Weft: 16.8 x 27.9 cm (6 5/8 x 11 in.); Gift of Anni Albers; 1953-180-8

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