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1933

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1953

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Hand-woven Sample (USA), before 1953

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 cotton, paper cord, aluminum strips and its technique is double-faced complimentary weft twill. 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: 31.1 × 44.1 cm (12 1/4 × 17 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Hand-woven Sample (USA), before 1953; Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); cotton, paper cord, aluminum strips; H x W: 31.1 × 44.1 cm (12 1/4 × 17 3/8 in.); Gift of Anni Albers; 1953-208-1

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

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