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1943

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • We acquired this object.

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Hand-woven Sample For Drapery Material (USA)

This is a Hand-woven sample for drapery material. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated ca. 1948 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk, cotton, metallic and its technique is two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth) and taquete. 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: 32.1 x 44.1 cm (12 5/8 x 17 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Hand-woven Sample For Drapery Material (USA); Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); silk, cotton, metallic; H x W: 32.1 x 44.1 cm (12 5/8 x 17 3/8 in.); Gift of Anni Albers; 1953-208-3

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

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