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1950

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1955

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1959

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Textile, Marakesh

This is a Textile. It was manufactured by Showkraft Textiles. It is dated 1950–59 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is cotton warp, goat hair weft and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Textile, Manhattan
  • cotton, wool, viscose rayon.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-131

Its dimensions are

H x W: 132.1 × 152.4 cm (52 × 60 in.)

It is inscribed

"Marakesh" Hand Print

Cite this object as

Textile, Marakesh; Manufactured by Showkraft Textiles ; USA; cotton warp, goat hair weft; H x W: 132.1 × 152.4 cm (52 × 60 in.); 1955-5-1

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