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1939

  • Work on this object began.

1949

  • Work on this object ended.

1953

  • We acquired this object.

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  • You found it!

Sample (USA)

This is a Sample. It was designed by Anni Albers and woven by Anni Albers. It is dated ca. 1944 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is cotton, copper foil, plastic strips 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: 21 x 45.7 cm (8 1/4 x 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample (USA); Designed by Anni Albers (American, b. Germany, 1899–1994); cotton, copper foil, plastic strips; Warp x Weft: 21 x 45.7 cm (8 1/4 x 18 in.); Gift of Anni Albers; 1953-208-6

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